| FWCFB 5028|
|FAIR WORK COMMISSION|
Fair Work Act 2009
s.157—FWC may vary etc. modern awards if necessary to achieve modern awards objective
COVID-19 Award Flexibility Schedules
JUSTICE ROSS, PRESIDENT
MELBOURNE, 18 SEPTEMBER 2020
Award flexibility schedules – Schedule X-Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic– award specific COVID-19 schedules–schedules due to cease operation.
 On 16 September 2020, we issued a Statement ( FWCFB 4986) in relation to Schedule X-Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic (the Statement). At  of the Statement, we expressed the provisional view that that the operation of Schedule X in each of the 71 awards at Attachment B should be extended until 29 March 2021.
 The following modern awards also contain Schedule X and were unintentionally omitted from the list at Attachment B to the Statement:
• Dry Cleaning and Laundry Industry Award 2020
• Corrections and Detention (Private Sector) Award 2020
• Professional Employees Award 2020
 The provisional view expressed at  of the Statement is also expressed in relation to these 3 awards.
 The directions set out in the Statement also apply to these 3 awards. In particular, any party opposing our provisional view should file a submission by 4 pm on Thursday 24 September 2020.
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