The national minimum wage will be increased by 3% to $740.80 per week or an hourly rate of $19.49.
The decision was handed down by the Fair Work Commission at 11 am this morning, Thursday, 30 May 2019. It means that workers will be better off by $21.60 a week.
The new weekly minimum wage will be in effect from 1 July 2019.
It is important that employers are abreast of these changes. If you have any questions about fulfilling your obligations to employees, do not hesitate to contact Nick Stevens, Jane Murray or Angharad Owens-Strauss.
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