Retail industry expertise will be crucial for Morrison Government’s Award Simplification Working Group

The National Retail Association will bring crucial inside knowledge of the workings of the retail sector with its appointment...

The National Retail Association will bring crucial inside knowledge of the workings of the retail sector with its appointment as a primary member of the Morrison Government’s Award Simplification Working Group. NRA Chief Executive Officer Dominique Lamb said the high number of prominent payroll failures in the sector in recent...

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Message from the CEO: 2 June 2020

Australia is now below 500 active Coronavirus cases, a remarkable feat compared to other nations around the world. Containing...

Australia is now below 500 active Coronavirus cases, a remarkable feat compared to other nations around the world. Containing the virus was always going to be critical in unwinding business restrictions and has resulted in all states and territories beginning the process of reopening their respective economies. This led to...

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Message from the CEO: 26 May 2020

It’s been another hectic past seven days for the retail sector as Australia continues its arm wrestle with COVID-19....

It’s been another hectic past seven days for the retail sector as Australia continues its arm wrestle with COVID-19. Last week the ACCC granted interim authorisation to allow NRA members who are tenants to collectively bargain with landlords for continued rental relief if they’ve been adversely affected by COVID-19. The...

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NRA welcomes Minister’s intervention in casual employment case

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today welcomed the announcement by Federal Jobs and Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O’Dwyer...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today welcomed the announcement by Federal Jobs and Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O’Dwyer that she will intervene in a Federal Court case that could decimate thousands of small businesses. The Federal Court is currently considering an application by WorkPac as to whether a casual...

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‘Deliberately ignoring’ Ombudsman warnings results in record penalty

By Alexander Millman and Angela Szczepanski, NRA Legal  FWO v MHoney Pty Ltd & Anor FCCA 2959 In November last...

By Alexander Millman and Angela Szczepanski, NRA Legal  FWO v MHoney Pty Ltd & Anor FCCA 2959 In November last year, Judge Burchardt of the Federal Circuit Court in Melbourne found that MHoney Pty Ltd and its director, Mr Abdulrahman Taleb, had deliberately engaged in multiple serious and deliberate contraventions...

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