Discover everything there is to know about MPAQ Workplace Relations!
MPAQ Members have access to a wide range of workplace relations information and advice. This includes everything from wages and award interpretation to debt recovery assistance and workplace health and safety.
Fair Work Commission
Information on who the Fair Work Ombudsman is and how they assist with workplace matters. Including the Fair Work Information Statement that must be provided to new employees to make them aware of their conditions of employment.
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.
IR Resources are higher level resources that may be required on occasion by your business. This may include information on the EBA, the Union, FairWork and the National Employment Standards (NES).
Information about employee termination, including the requirements and entitlements of employees when their employment is terminated either by the employee or the employer.
MPAQ Charge Out Calculator
The MPAQ charge out rate calculator is a document available for download to assist your business in calculating the charge out rate for employees and materials.
Minimum Weekly Hours
Information regarding the maximum and minimum weekly hour requirements for employees.
2019/2020 Wages & Awards
2019/2020 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.
Employee Support Services
If you staff have any questions about what they are entitled to, we would advise members to refer employees to Services Australia who deliver government payments and services.
Information on Job Vacancies in the Plumbing and Gas Industry. This includes School Based, Adult and regular Apprenticeships as well as fully licensed plumbing and gasfitting positions.
Information for business owners regarding contracts, including employment contracts as well as Residential and Commercial Work contracts.
Community Service Leave
Community Service Leave entitlements for employees including notice requirements, leave periods available and payment information.