Min­i­mum wage in­crease

Stanthorpe Border Post - - NEWS -

THE Fair Work Com­mis­sion has handed down a de­ci­sion in­creas­ing the Na­tional Min­i­mum Wage by 3.5% to come into ef­fect from the be­gin­ning of the first pay pe­riod com­menc­ing on or af­ter July 1, 2018. This means the NMW will in­crease by $24.30 per week or $0.64 per hour to $719.20 and $18.93 re­spec­tively.

Award wage rates will also be in­creased by 3.5%.

Pro­vi­sional new wage sheets will be pub­lished on the Pri­mary Em­ploy­ers Queens­land web­site prior to July 1, 2018.

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