The new era of industrial relations in Australia is here. We are seeing some of the most significant changes to the Federal Industrial Relations system since the introduction of the Fair Work Act in 2009.

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 received royal assent on 6 December 2022, passing it into law. The countdown now begins as many amendments take effect in the next six to twelve months.

These changes are not straight forward. They will require business owners and leaders to invest in understanding what changes will mean to their business.

There are some industry bodies saying this new bill will burden employers and shift the balance of power toward employees.

Our HR Partners, HR Blueprint, have provided a snapshot of the most pressing issues for consideration. Click below to read it in full, or email us on admin@jhco.com.au to access more information.