On 31st May the Fair Work Commission announced the annual wage increase.

Effective from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2016, Modern Award minimum wages will be increasing by 2.4%, with weekly wages being rounded to the nearest 10 cents.

The Federal Minimum Wage will also be increasing from $656.90 to $672.70 per week, or from $17.29 to $17.70 per hour. This amounts to an increase of $15.80 per week, or 41cents per hour.

Talk to us if you need more information about how this will impact your employee wages and what you need to do. If you are already a Workforce Management client we’ve got you covered for this change.

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