8 July 2020

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Modern Awards

Modern Awards

by Kristy-Lee Billett
If you employ staff who are covered under the National Industrial Relations system (the Fair Work Act), it is highly likely that many, if not most, of these employees will be covered by one of more of the 120 + Modern Awards. Modern Awards are effectively legal documents which outline the minimum terms of employment, including pay rates and other conditions, of employees who are deemed to be covered by them. They are structured in accordance with core industries and key occupations and we...

24 September 2018

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Breaking News - National Minimum Wage increase confirmed

Breaking News - National Minimum Wage increase confirmed

by Kristy-Lee Billett
Annual Wage Review Delivered Increases for all Award Based Employees. If your staff are covered by an of the Modern Awards, and paid at Award rates, the 1st of July marks pay increase time in accordance with the Annual Wage review conducted by Fair Work Australia and handed down 1 June 2018. From 1 July, the following key changes occur:

1)ALL Modern Award rates of pay will increase by 3.5%;
2)The National Minimum Wage increases to $719.20 per week or $18.93 per hour. An ...

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