1.75% Minimum Wage Rise

The Fair Work Commission has announced a minimum 1.75% wage increase.
This increase will apply to all wage awards. See This Article to find out when your award will increase.
For those not covered by an award or an agreement the minimum wage will be $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour.

Who will the wage increase apply to?

The 1.75% wage increase applies to national awards and will apply to minimum rates in three stages. Refer to the
above link for when the new rate will be applied to your award.

How will it affect JobKeeper payment?

The new minimum wage applies to any work an employee performs while they are in the JobKeeper scheme,
if they get their wage rate from an award or the national minimum wage.

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