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Expired COVID-19 related schedules deleted for modern awards

Stay up to date with the latest modern award changes from the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC). 

On 17 June 2022, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) issued a decision to delete the text of expired COVID-19 related provisions in modern awards.

Several modern awards contain Schedule X— Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, and/or award-specific provisions which provided additional measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

When will the changes come into effect?

For the modern awards on the circular, the deletions were effected on 17 June 2022.

For the full list of these awards, see the Circular.
View the full COVID-19 Award Flexibility - Schedule X decision.
View the determinations in full.

The determinations varying the modern awards (see Attachment A) with provisions that expire on 30 June 2022 will be issued after that date.

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