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Award flexibility during coronavirus

Proposed new pandemic leave

On 1 April 2020, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) issued a Statement external-icon.png outlining its intention to update 103 awards during the coronavirus pandemic. The proposed updates would provide:

  • entitlement to unpaid pandemic leave

  • flexibility to take annual leave at half pay.

The proposed variations would operate until 30 June 2020. The list of the awards the Commission proposes to vary is in paragraph [108] of the Statement external-icon.png

Awards currently varied

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