Injury, Safety & RTW

Employee Relations & IR

Does 1 + 1 =Overtime? The Federal Court Says No

In the recent decision from the Federal Court of Australia Lacson v Australian Postal Corporation [2018] FCCA 511, the Court has confirmed that if an employee has two clearly distinct jobs with one employer, overtime or other penalty rates under an enterprise agreement are calculated separately on each job, not cumulatively on all hours worked for the one employer.