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What is the current high income threshold?

What is the current high income threshold?

The high income threshold is currently $158,500. This figure is adjusted annually on 1 July. For a dismissal which took effect on or before 30 June 2021 the high income threshold was $153,600.

What is the latest Fair Work Act?

Recent Amendment Acts that made changes to the FW Act include:

  • Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017.
  • Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Act 2017.
  • Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Act 2018.

What is adverse action in Fair Work Act?

Adverse action taken by a person includes doing, threatening, or organising any of the following: an employer dismissing an employee, injuring them in their employment, altering their position to their detriment, or discriminating between them and other employees.

What are employer responsibilities under the Fair Work Act 2009?

The Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) provides protections of certain rights, including: workplace rights • the right to engage in industrial activities • the right to be free from unlawful discrimination • the right to be free from undue influence or pressure in negotiating individual arrangements.

What is a genuine redundancy?

What’s a genuine redundancy? A genuine redundancy is when: the person’s job doesn’t need to be done by anyone. the employer followed any consultation requirements in the award, enterprise agreement or other registered agreement.

Who is not covered by Fairwork act?

You are not covered by the national workplace relations system if you: work in the state public sector or for a non-constitutional corporation in either local government or private industry in Western Australia. work in the state public sector or local government in New South Wales, Queensland or South Australia.

Are all employees covered by the Fair Work Act?

The Fair Work Act applies to all businesses which are ‘national system employers’. A business will be a national system employer if it is an incorporated entity, such as a ‘Pty Ltd’ which is actually trading or if engaged in interstate trade of commerce.

Who is not covered by the Fair Work Act?

What are the legal rights of employees?

Casual Leave: An employee can take a casual leave in case of an urgent matter like a family emergency or unforeseen personal matter. Paid leave: An employee is entitled to paid leaves which can be availed monthly, quarterly or annually. The employer cannot deduct the employee’s salary for the paid leaves taken.

Who is covered by the Fair Work Act?

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