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Fair Work Commission rules on minimum wage

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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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