Employment & WR

Coronavirus COVID-19 Advice and Resources.

Employment Issues in focus

As well as representing member interests at both a state and federal level, Ai Group's team of Workplace Relations advisers, lawyers and specialists are on hand to support you throughout your COVID experience.

Members are urged to contact Ai Group to discuss any relevant workplace relations or work health and safety issues in their workplace.

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COVID-19 IR Advice Line

Access experienced industrial relations advisers on COVID-19 issues

1300 312 733

Employer Advice: COVID-19 schedule: Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility

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Member Resource: HR Resource Centre COVID-19 Resources

Tools, templates and FAQ's designed specifically with COVID-19 issues in mind are being constantly developed for our members.

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JobKeeper Scheme FAQs

Ai Group have answered thousands of questions about the JobKeeper scheme since it was introduced. Here are some answers to our most frequently asked questions. 

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Award Advice: Clerks (Private Sector) Award 2020

2 October 2020

Extended operation of COVID-19 Schedule

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Employer Advice: Extension of the Fair Work Act provisions for the operation of the JobKeeper scheme

22 September

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Podcast: JobKeeper Provisions Extended

Audio update with Stephen Smith, Head - Workplace Relations Policy, Ai Group

7 September 2020

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Employer Advice: Vic Gov Stage 4 restrictions

3 September

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Award Advice: Vehicle Repair, Services and Retail Award 2020 - extension of COVID-19 Schedule

2 September

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NAT 071 20 Insertion of COVID-19 schedule: Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility

12 August

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Extended operation of COVID-19 schedule: Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility

4 August

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Extended operation of COVID-19 schedule: Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility

31 July

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Member Advice: Extended operation of COVID-19 Schedule

7 July

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Award Advice: Clerks Private sector Award 2010

3 July

COVID-19 Schedule Extended

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Award Advice: Vehicle Repair Services and Retail Award 2020

2 July

COVID-19 schedule extended

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Award Advice: Restaurant Industry Award 2020

2 July

COVID-19 Schedule extended

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Award Advice: Hospitality Industry (general) Award

2 July

COVID-19 Schedule extended

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Award Advice: Fast Food Industry Award - New Schedule

22 May

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Award Advice: Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Services and Retail Award 2010

New schedule to assist businesses to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic

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On demand webinar: Enterprise Agreement Variations - Responding to COVID-19

21 April

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Member Advice: New regulation to streamline enterprise agreement variations

20 April

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On Demand Webinar: JobKeeper Legislation - Business Access, eligibility and IR issues

15 April

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Member Advice: Pandemic Leave Award Changes

9 April

Short term variations to most modern awards

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Member Advice: JobKeeper scheme: Fair Work Act amendments

9 April

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On Demand Webinar: COVD-19 - Focus on IR Issues

7 April

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Award Advice: Restaurant Industry Award – New schedule

7 April

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Award Advice: Hospitality Industry (General) Award – New schedule

6 April

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Award Advice: Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010 – New schedule

30 March

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Member Advice: Shorter working hours arrangements, variations to enterprise agreements and stand down

24 March

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On Demand Webinar: COVID-19 - WHS and IR Issues

23 March

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Member Advice: School closures and the meaning of an 'unexpected emergency' for personal/carer's leave purposes

23 March

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