It has now been over 10 years since the introduction of the Fair Work Act created what was essentially a completely new national industrial relations system. In order to ensure that the Cleardocs? contracts reflect the evolution of current legislation, case law and good practice, the Cleardocs Employment Contract has been reviewed and updated.Eloise Daff, Maddocks Lawyers
The Employment Contract was amended to:
Greater clarity around the role of industrial instruments
Greater flexibility for employers
If you are currently using the Cleardocs Employment Contract, consider purchasing the updated version when the employer:
This will provide the employer with greater protection, particularly in light of the current focus on underpayments and modern award compliance more broadly.
As the operation of modern awards is complex, and there are significant penalties in the Fair Work Act 2009 for contraventions including underpayments, we recommend that you seek independent advice regarding the specific requirements of your business.
Julian Smith is a partner in the Maddocks Commercial team.
Julian advises extensively in the following areas:
Julian advises clients ranging from public companies servicing the wholesale financial services market to high net worth individuals and their advisers.
Julian has been with Maddocks since undertaking articles in 2001.
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For more information, contact Maddocks on (03) 9258 3555 and ask to speak to a member of their team.