IR Updates

The ACA provides regular updates on changing industrial relations matters. See below for the latest news and information.

1970-01-01

Summary of New IR Legislation

10 December 2020

Tom Earls provides a summary of some of the main changes proposed in the Federal government’s new Industrial Relations legislation, introduced on 9 December 2020.

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2020 Industrial Relations Overview

8 December 2020

As the year draws to a close, we provide a 2020 summary of the changes made to the Architects Award and other awards relevant to architectural practice.

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Clerks Award Flexibility Extended

27 November 2020

The temporary Schedule I in the Clerks Award, which allows for additional flexibility during the COVID-10 outbreak, has been amended and extended to 29 March 2021.

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Industrial Relations Update

27 September 2020

This IR update relates to recent changes to two modern awards regarding payment of wages on termination, and further clarification on an Architects Award clause relating to a pay scale for the new classification of Bachelor’s Degree with a Pathway to a Master of Architecture.

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Unpaid Pandemic Leave & Annual Leave at Half Pay Extended

4 July 2020

The Fair Work Commission has extended the entitlement to unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave at half pay for many awards to 29 March 2021.

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2019 Industrial Relations Overview

4 December 2019

The ACA continues to represent architectural employers on industrial relations matters, to keep members informed about changes that impact them, and to support architects to be fair and ethical employers. As 2019 comes to a close we review the changes that have occurred this year.

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2018 Updates to Architects Award

12 December 2018

As the year draws to a close, we take a brief look at the changes made to the Architects Award this year.

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Flexibility - New Award Clauses

28 November 2018

New clauses in Modern Awards aim to further support flexible work. The ACA outlines what this might mean, how employers can prepare for these changes, and where to find good material to support flexible workplaces.

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ACA Provides Valuable Input to New Architects Award

16 July 2018

The ACA continues to advocate for its members as the Architects Award is reviewed by the Fair Work Commission.

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