Important update on Fair Work Commission SCHADS Award decision

The Fair Work Commission delivered a decision yesterday in relation to certain matters as part of the review of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services SCHADS award.

The most significant part of the decision is to vary the rates of pay for casuals working overtime, and on weekends and public holidays.

The award currently provides that overtime, weekend and public holiday penalty payments for casuals are paid in substitution for the casual loading.

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