Need to know your award wages or your correct pay rate for your job or how much you are worth? Just need some guidance on what to pay your employees? Look no further….please find below relevant sites to help you in your quest. The wage information is provided as is and no guarantee of accuracy is given and professional advice and assistance should be sought prior to taking any form of action.
What is an Award Wage ?
Awards contain legally enforceable pay rates and employment conditions for work performed. Awards set minimum Pay rates and wage conditions, rights and obligations.
An award is legally binding on both the employers and employees undertaking the work covered by the award, whether or not they were party to the making of the award. The lowest rate of pay that can lawfully be paid to an adult wage earner in an award is referred to as a minimum wage.
Find your Award
There are over 100 awards covering various occupations and industries in Australia. To find the modern award covering your job:
Follow the link to Fair Work’s website to find useful Award Wage Tools: