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The Fair Work system — A pocket Guide for Employers (2nd edition)

Source: This Pocket Guide provides an overview of the Fair Work system for employers. It outlines a handy summary of your legal obligations regarding dismissals and agreement-making, as well as the minimum employment conditions prescribed under the National Employment Standards (NES) and modern awards.

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Pocket Guide for Annual Leave, Fair Work and the NES

Source: Most full-time and part-time employees in the private sector, including award/agreement free employees, have a statutory entitlement to annual leave prescribed by the National Employment Standards (NES) under the Fair Work Act (FWAct), with additional entitlements provided by the applicable modern award for award-covered employees. Throughout this guide the basic entitlements of the NES will be discussed first, followed by any additional entitlements which can be found in modern awards.

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Pocket Guide for Personal/Carers Leave, Fair Work and the NES

Source: This Pocket Guide provides employers with a handy summary of your legal obligations regarding personal/carer’s leave, one of the minimum employment conditions set by the National Employment Standards (NES) and modern awards. It also provides answers to some common real-life questions regarding this type of leave.

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Pocket Guide for phasing in wage rates, loadings and penalties 3rd edition

Source: This Pocket Guide explains the phasing-in process under the transitional provisions of a modern award, and provides illustrative examples to assist employers to understand the requirements of this new system.

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Pocket Guide for Redundancy, Fair Work and the NES

Source: The commencement of the National Employment Standards (NES) under the Fair Work Act (FWAct) means that a minimum entitlement to redundancy (or severance) pay applies to a broader category of employee than was previously the case. This guide summarises the circumstances under which an employee may have an entitlement to redundancy pay and the amount of redundancy pay payable to an employee. It also provides some answers to some common questions surrounding redundancy pay.

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Pocket Guide for Termination

Source: This pocket guide provides employers with a handy summary of your legal obligations regarding termination of employment, one of the minimum employment conditions set by the National Employment Standards (NES) and modern awards.

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Eliminating Workplace Harassment: HR Managers' Essential Guide

Source: This booklet on workplace harassment has been written for HR managers. It provides an overview of workplace harassment and its prevalence in Australian society as well as suggestions for its prevention. Sexual harassment — the number one cause of work-related complaints to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission — is discussed in further depth. It also includes short summaries of recent cases relating to workplace harassment.

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