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The National Employment Standards (the NES), together with modern awards, form the safety net of conditions for employees under the national system. The NES apply to all employees, whether award-covered, agreement-covered or award / agreement free.

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This handbook, in loose-leaf format, provides a user friendly and comprehensive guide, helping to ensure that employers meet their obligations under the Fair Work Act.

This handbook covers each of the NES entitlements:

  • Maximum weekly hours of work;
  • Requests for flexible working arrangements;
  • Parental leave and related entitlements;
  • Annual leave;
  • Personal/carer's and compassionate leave;
  • Community service leave;
  • Long service leave;
  • Public holidays;
  • Notice of termination and redundancy pay;
  • Fair Work Information Statement.

Some of the features of this publication include:

  • Information on how each of the entitlements interacts with contracts of employment, modern awards and enterprise agreements;
  • Examples of common modern award clauses and how they affect the NES entitlements;
  • Case examples to illustrate how the NES entitlements operate in practice;
  • Information on notice and documentary requirements for paid sick leave and other forms of leave;
  • An overview of how the NES are affected by the broad “transfer of business” rules under the Fair Work Act;
  • An overview of record keeping obligations under the Fair Work legislation.

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