Fair Work Commission Increases Minimum Wage by 5.2%


The Fair Work Commission has announced a 5.2% increase to the national minimum wage and a 4.6% rise to award minimum wages, subject to a minimum increase for adult award classifications of $40 per week.

This two-tiered approach is a departure from a fixed percentage across the board, with the aim to protect the real value of wages of the lowest paid workers.

The Commission’s President, Justice

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