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New flexible work ruling comes into force

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New flexible work ruling comes into force

From Saturday, 1 December 2018, new rules governing flexible working arrangements come into force, with employers no longer able to deny reasonable requests without just cause.

While 1 November marked a major compliance deadline, it is 1 December that new rules regarding flexible working arrangements for employees under industry awards take effect.

The change was made by the Fair Work Commission as part of its four-yearly review of modern awards.

Read the full article here.

Flexible Work for small business owners

Viewed as a luxury just a decade ago, flexible work has evolved to an expected entitlement for many employees, and is now firmly a part of Australian workplace legislation. The good news is, flexible working arrangements can often benefit both you and your employees. Research shows a business is more likely to hold on to employees, see better productivity and job satisfaction, and reduce absenteeism by giving employees the ability to work flexibly. Take a look at some of our resources on flexible work below:

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