sick pay

Do I still get penalty rates if I’m sick that day?

Date Published: 17/04/2015 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Erin asks: If I normally work on a day when a public holiday falls but I’m sick on that day and so don’t go in, would I get penalty rates?Penalty rates are payable if people work on a public holiday, but aren’t paid if the day is taken off.

My boss wants me to have an ABN

Date Published: 03/10/2014 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion Workers rights

James asks: My boss has asked me to obtain an ABN.