21 November UPDATE: Changes to award conditions November 21, 2018 By Reef Admin Fair Work Commission decisions, Real Estate Industry Award 0 The Fair Work Commission has been examining a number of "common issues" as part of the overall review of all modern awards and has determined a number of changes. Payments on termination – A new clause will prescribe that an employer must, within seven (7) days after termination of an employee's employment, pay any monies owed to the employee including outstanding wages and NES entitlements (such as annual leave). Casual conversion – A new clause will give an employee engaged as a casual on a regular and systematic basis for a period of at least 12 months, the right to make a request to convert to part-time employment. Find out more about casual conversion by clicking here. Related Real Estate Industry Award: Out with the old, in with the new After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year award review and the new Real Estate Industry Award will commence on 2 April 2018. Here's what you need to know before the changes kick in. Fair Work Commission hands down Award review decision The wait is over! The Fair Work Commission has handed down its decision regarding the statutory review of the Real Estate Industry Award. Here are the details. Don't be left in the dark: New industry award starts on 2 April 2018 After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year review and the Real Estate Industry Award 2015 will commence on 2 April 2018. Big changes are ahead. Here's what you need to know. Minimum safety net employment conditions Many employers mistakenly believe that just because an employee signs a written employment contract, they don't need to worry about meeting award conditions. Right? Wrong! Timetable set for Real Estate Industry Award review Over the last 18 months, a lot has been written and discussed in relation to the statutory four-year review of our Real Estate Industry Award. At long last, the review is scheduled to reach a conclusion in November 2016. Changes to annual leave provisions now in play In an important decision by the Fair Work Commission, annual leave provisions in modern awards have been varied to provide greater administrative flexibility. The changes apply from the first pay period on or after 29 July 2016. Comments are closed.