|FAIR WORK COMMISSION|
Fair Work Act 2009
s.156 - 4 yearly review of modern awards
4 yearly review of modern awards—Legal Services Award 2010
LEGAL SERVICES AWARD 2010
DEPUTY PRESIDENT GOSTENCNIK
MELBOURNE,13 AUGUST 2018
4 yearly review of modern awards –award stage –Legal Services Award 2010 –substantive issues.
A. Further to the Full Bench decision issued by the Fair Work Commission on 13 August 2018 [ FWCFB 4709],the above award is varied as follows:
1. By deleting clause 39 and inserting the following:
39. Special conditions of employment—Law graduate
39.1 A law graduate is entitled to paid study leave not exceeding a total of 20 days in any 12-month period to attend a course of instruction,and prepare for and attend examinations that relate to the practical legal training required for their admission to practise as an Australian lawyer.
39.2 Paid study leave may be taken for a period or periods agreed between the employer and employee. The employer will not unreasonably refuse to agree to a request by the employee to take paid study leave in accordance with this clause.
B. This determination comes into operation from 13 August 2018. In accordance with
s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009 these items do not take effect until the start of the first full
pay period on or after 13 August 2018.
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