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Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage

Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage

Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has today announced its decision to increase the national minimum wage by 3.5% from 1 July 2018. This means that for about 200,000 workers who are paid the national minimum wage, base wages will increase from $18.29 an hour or $694.90 per 38-hour week to $18.93 an hour or $719.20 per week.

If you pay your staff at Award level, the increase to minimum rates take effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2018, according to Josh Vikis, senior employment relations adviser of Employsure. Read the full article here.

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