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Financial Year Update – Changes from the Fair Work Commission

As the financial year comes to an end, a few significant changes are on the horizon in the Fair Work Commission. From 1 July 2016, we will see the high-income threshold for unfair dismissal matters rise from $136,700 to $138,900.  This means that a non-award employee earning $138,900 or more, will no longer be within…

ALERT – FWC ANNOUNCES MINIMUM WAGES INCREASE OF 2.4%

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has today determined to increase the National Minimum Wage by 2.4%. In its reading of the decision, the Full Bench noted that there was generally a positive outlook in terms of the Australian economy, and that whilst the increase should not result in ‘inflationary pressure’ or impact…

Organisations have their say on 2016-17 wage increase

As 1 July quickly approaches, the Fair Work Commission is receiving regular submissions from key employee and employer representative groups as to the extent of any national minimum wage increase that should be handed down in the 2016-17 National Minimum Wage Case. For employers, key groups such as the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry…