What you need to know about the new portable long service leave for cleaning, security and community services workers in Victoria

On 4 September 2018, the Victorian Government passed the Long Service Benefits Portability Bill 2018. The Long Service Benefits Portability Act 2018 (Vic) (LSBP Act) will come into effect on 1 July 2019, unless proclaimed earlier by the Government. Why has the legislation been introduced? The LSBP Act has been introduced to enable Victorian workers […]

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FAQ on new casual conversion clauses operative from today – 1 October 2018

Casual conversion rights and obligations for award-covered employees will be streamlined across all industries from today – 1 October 2018.[1] We have addressed the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ on casual conversion below: What is casual conversion? Casual conversion is the transfer of an employee’s employment status from casual to permanent. What is being inserted into the […]

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