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Confirmed: Employees not entitled to paid personal/carer’s leave during a stand down

Posted by Jan 27, 2021

In March 2020 Qantas lawfully stood down 20,000 of its ground staff due to the coronavirus global pandemic pursuant to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act). Section 524 of the Act provides that an employer can stand down employees from work in certain circumstances including a stoppage of work for which an employer cannot […]

High Court decision on personal/carer’s leave

Posted by Aug 13, 2020

The High Court has handed down its decision in Mondelez today, finally settling the question about what “10 days” of personal/carer’s leave means. Employers now have certainty about entitlements. […]