This February 2024 edition of the Significant Workplace Relations Issues Report provides Ai Group members with an update on a range of major matters, including the following:

  • The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No.2) Bill 2023, which passed Parliament on 12 February 2024
  • Amendments to the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW)
  • Major Fair Work Commission proceedings relating to the new Award Review, several proposals to vary individual modern awards and other matters of relevance to members (including the setting of delegates' rights terms)
  • Trends in enterprise bargaining
  • Insights into major developments, including an ATO ruling on who is and employee for withholding tax and compulsory superannuation, and a Competition Taskforce's investigation into restraints of trade provisions in contracts of employment
  • Several inquiries and proposed/recent legislative developments, including on privacy laws, paid parental leave, costs protections in the Australian Human Rights Commission, modern slavery and early childhood education and care
  • Updates on regulator activity, including that of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Workplace Gender Equality Agency and Safe Work Australia

Read about all this and more in our latest report on significant workplace relations issues.

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