FWC ORDERS A 2.5 PER CENT INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGES

FWC ORDERS A 2.5 PER CENT INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGES

On 2 June 2015 the Fair Work Commission (FWC) awarded a 2.5 per cent increase to all modern Award wages and lifted the national minimum wage to $656.90 or $17.29 per hour.  The increase will take effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2015.

 

Updated Wage Bulletins will be made available once the Awards have been formally varied by FWC to give effect to the decision.

 

Members seeking further information should contact the IR Department on (03) 9411 4560.

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