Clerks Award flexibility provisions extended

by | Dec 1, 2020 | Blog

On 13 November 2020, the Fair Work Commission confirmed their decision to extend COVID-19 pandemic flexibility provisions within the Clerks – Private Sector Award until 29 March 2021.

The flexibility provisions (Schedule I) are aimed at preserving the ongoing viability of businesses and preserving jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schedule I Explained

Schedule I is a temporary schedule in the Clerks Award that provides extra award flexibility during the pandemic, including

  • Hours of work for employees working from home
  • Temporary reduction of Full-time and Part-time employees’ hours of work; and
  • Direction to take annual leave

Any direction or request given by an employer Schedule I must be given in writing and does not apply to the employee if the direction is unreasonable in all of the circumstances.

Read the full details of  Schedule I here

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