20/21 minimum wage increase is 1.75%

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to the National Minimum Wage following its 2020 Annual Wage Review. 

The increase will apply to the first full pay period on or after the dates below depending on the industry the award covers, a sample of which is listed here:

1 July 2020

1 November 2020

1 February 2021

Frontline Health Care
& Social Assistance Workers

Construction

Accommodation and Food Services

Teachers and Child Care

Manufacturing

Arts and Recreation Services

Other Essential Services

Clerks private sector award

Aviation, Retail, Tourism

For anyone not covered by an award or an enterprise agreement, the new national minimum wage will be $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour.

This applies from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2020

Find out more – fairwork.gov.au

If you’re not sure which award applies, use find my award

Pay rates and award conditions are complex. If you are in any doubt consult with the Fair Work Commission or contact MWM Advisory for a referral to a trusted employment lawyer.

Celebrate the End of Financial Year with your team and ours

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The End of Financial Year (EOFY) is upon us. For business owners, like you and I, there are many moving parts to be aware of. There are yearly financial statements to create, taxes to pay, deductions to claim, and documentation to submit to the ATO.

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