The Fair Work Commission has awarded a wage increase of $40 per week for employees covered by Modern Awards, or on the minimum weekly wage (presently $772.54 per week for a full time employee).
Modern Award wage earners earning less than $869.60 per week (based on 38 hours per week) will receive a $40 per week increase in their wages.
Modern Award wage earners earning more than $869.60 per week (based on 38 hours per week), will receive a 4.6% increase to their wages.
The changes will come into effect after 1 July 2022 and apply to most employees covered by Awards except a employees in the Hospitality, Aviation and Licensed Clubs industries where the increases will come into effect from 1 October 2022.
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