FWC decides on 2.5% increase to award wages

Founder/Director/Practice Leader at Ridgeline HR & President of the Foothills Foundation & Executive Member of Communities of Wellbeing - Ridgeline HR

The Fair Work Commission has handed down its decision in the 2020-2021 Annual Wage Review. The result is a 2.5% increase in the National Minimum Wage taking it to $772.60 per week or $20.33 per hour. This increase flows on to modern awards effective from 1 July 2021 except for the following awards where the…

New rules on casual employment and conversion

Founder/Director/Practice Leader at Ridgeline HR & President of the Foothills Foundation & Executive Member of Communities of Wellbeing - Ridgeline HR

New rules on casual employment The Fair Work Act 2009 was recently amended to change workplace rights and obligations with respect to casual employees effective from Saturday 27 March 2021 with some obligations for business with 15 or more employees deferred to 27 September 2021. New casual employee definition The Fair Work Act now provides…