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Important Payroll Alert – 3% Increase in National Minimum Wage and Award Based Rates

May 31st, 2019
Payroll concept, 3D rendering isolated on white background

Yesterday the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel for wage reviews announced its findings in respect to its Annual Wage Review for 2018-19. Many media outlets have portrayed this as simply an increase to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) of 3%.  This is not the full story. The 3% wage increase also applies to all Award […]

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Stop Press News – National Minimum Wage Increased by 2.5%

June 4th, 2015
Minimum wage

On Tuesday the Fair Work Commission increased the national minimum wage by 2.5% to take effect from 1 July.

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Stop Press News: National Minimum Wage Increased by 3%

June 13th, 2014
Changes to minimum wages

Last week the Fair Work Commission increased the national minimum wage by 3%, compared to 2.6% last year.

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If the Boot Fits – Part 3: IFAs or Enterprise Agreements? Which is the Best Fit?

May 9th, 2014
Awards and Enterprise Agreements

In the final of this 3 part series, we discuss whether IFAs or enterprise agreements are the better option for your organisation.

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If the Boot Fits – Part 2: How IFAs are Implemented

May 1st, 2014
Implementing IFAs

In Part 2 of this 3 part series we detail some important points to remember when implementing an IFA in your workplace.

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