|FAIR WORK COMMISSION|
Fair Work Act 2009
s.156—4 yearly review of modern awards
4 yearly review of modern awards—plain language re-drafting—facilitative provisions altering span of hours
PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AWARD 2020
MELBOURNE,30 JUNE 2021
4 yearly review of modern awards –plain language re-drafting –facilitative provisions altering span of hours clauses –remove ambiguity.
A. Further to the Full Bench decision [ FWCFB 3426] issued by the Fair Work Commission on 16 June 2021,the above award is varied as follows:
(e) The spread of hours in clause 13.2(d) (7.45 am to 5.15 pm) may be moved up to one hour forward or one hour back by agreement between an employer and:
(i) the majority of employees at the workplace;or
(ii) the majority of employees in a discrete section of the workplace.
Different agreements may be reached with the majority of employees in different sections of the workplace.
2. By updating the cross-references accordingly.
B. This determination comes into operation from 1 July 2021. In accordance with s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009 this determination does not take effect in relation to a particular employee until the start of the employee’s first full pay period that starts on or after 1 July 2021.
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