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2016/2017 Wages & Awards
Archived - 2016/2017 Wages and Award Information for the Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award, Building and Construction General On-site Award, Clerks – Private Sector Award, General Retail Industry Award. Including Allowances and relevant award information.
Award Wages to Increase by 3.5%
The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.5% increase to minimum wages. The increase will apply from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2018.
Private Workplace Relations Company Taken to Task by ACCC
The Federal Court will next month convene a hearing for an ACCC prosecution of employment advice provider Employsure for allegedly misleading small business operators into believing it was the Fair Work Ombudsman or the Fair Work Commission or that they were connected to them.
Annual Wage Review 2018
The Fair Work Commission is currently reviewing submissions before handing down the 2018 annual wage review decision. MPAQ would like to remind members that each year the Award wage rates increase.
Australia Day Public Holiday and Pay Rates
MPAQ would like to remind members that Friday 26 January 2018 is a public holiday for Australia Day. Due to this public holiday there may be some changes to the pay rates of some employees on the day, so check out this guide to ensure that you are paying your staff correctly.