Discover everything there is to know about MPAQ Workplace Relations!
Employee VS Sub-Contractor
What is the difference between an employee and a sub-contractor? Which one best suits your business? Find all the answers here!
Information regarding annual Leave entitlements for employees including accrual, cashing out and payment of annual leave.
MPAQ Members can access a FREE New Employee Induction Program template to ensure new employees receive sufficient information to assist them in becoming familiar with their responsibilities and working environment.
New Casual Conversion Provisions
On 1 October 2018 a new standard conversion clause was incorporated into 85 Awards, giving some casual workers the right to request full-time or part-time employment if they have worked certain, regular hours over a 12 month period.
Long Service Leave
Information regarding Long Service Leave for employees as covered under the National Employment Standard (NES).
Information designed to aid people looking for work, as well as companies looking to fill positions, within the plumbing and gas industries.
Information on the penalty rates applicable to the plumbing and gas industry awards.
2015/2016 Wages & Awards
Archived - 2015/2016 Wages and Award Information for the Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award, Clerks – Private Sector Award, General Retail Industry Award. Including Allowances and relevant award information.
Information regarding the Plumbing and Pipe Traders Employees Union QLD/NT.
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.