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Fair Work Commission supports unpaid family & domestic violence leave

Posted 24 November 2017

In March 2017, Russell Kennedy Lawyers published an alert about the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission’s consideration of the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ application for paid family and domestic violence leave to be included in modern awards.

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