Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

10 Act overrides existing terms and conditions in employment agreements requiring payment of greater amounts

(1)

This section applies to an employment agreement containing either or both of the following terms or conditions agreed before the commencement of this Act:

(a)

a term or condition that requires an HCS employee to be paid a greater amount for travel between clients than that required by this Act:

(b)

a term or condition that requires an HCS employee to be paid for—

(i)

travel by the employee to the first client visit of the day that is not exceptional first client travel; or

(ii)

travel by the employee from the last client visit of the day that is not exceptional last client travel.

(2)

To the extent that the term or condition exceeds the requirements of this Act, the term or condition has no effect, and is not enforceable, for travel on and from the commencement of this Act.