August 2016

09 Aug LEAVE CHANGES TO MODERN AWARDS

As part of the 4 yearly modern award review, the Fair Work Commission has now issued a Full Bench decision amending most modern awards in the following areas: cashing out annual leave taking annual leave in advance managing large (excessive) annual leave balances payment for annual leave These changes will...

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09 Aug MACHINE GUARDING MANUAL

The TTIA WH&S Unit has produced a Machine Guarding Manual which has been developed pursuant to an enforceable undertaking between Hume Doors & Timber (AUST) Pty Ltd ABN: 39 001 472 493 and SafeWork NSW dated 30 January 2015 The Manual is available for the use of TTIA Members who are...

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15 Jun 2016 ANNUAL WAGE REVIEW

The Fair Work Commission has released the 2016 Annual Wage Review decision under the Fair Work Act, 2009 on 31 May 2016. This is the seventh annual minimum wage review to be conducted by the Fair Work Commission. This decision increases the modern award wage rates...

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13 Jan VALE SPIRO NOTARAS

It is with genuine sadness that I advise of the passing of a true legend and pioneer in timber industry, Spiro Notaras at the age of 83 on the 9 January 2016 after suffering a stroke last year. Spiro owned and managed J Notaras & Sons...

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