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Employment Law Changes from 1 July 2015

Wakins Tapsell Employment Lawyers

From 1 July 2015 there are some important changes that our Employment Lawyers would like to make you aware of:

  • The high income threshold for employees will rise from $133,000 to $136,700.
  • The income cap for unfair dismissal claims has increased to $136,700.
  • The filing fee for unfair dismissals, general protections and anti bullying will increase.
  • The federal award 2.5 % increase will take effect. Employers should check each award for the impact on their applicable award.
  • The Fair Work Information Statement has been updated. The new form should be used from 1 July 2015.

If you need assistance with any Employment Law or Workplace Law issue our Employment Lawyers can assist. You can contact our Employment and Workplace Law Team here or call us on (02) 9521 6000.