How do I know which award to apply for?

How do I know which award to apply for?

To determine the award that covers an employee it may be necessary to examine the major, substantial or principal aspect of the work performed by the employee at test time, including the amount of time spent performing particular tasks, the circumstances of the employment and what the employee was employed to do.

How do I know if I am covered by an award?

To be covered by an award, an employee must: work in an industry or business covered by the award. work in a job classification that is covered by the award. not be in a job or industry that is excluded from the award.

What is the award wage in NSW?

As of 1 July 2021 the National Minimum Wage is $20.33 per hour or $772.60 per week. Employees covered by an award or registered agreement are entitled to the minimum pay rates, including penalty rates and allowances in their award or agreement.

What is the name of the award that applies to your industry?

Modern awards
Modern awards are industry or occupation-based, and apply to employers and employees who perform work covered by the award.

What are award conditions?

In simple terms, awards set the minimum standards that an employer in your industry is allowed to pay for your kind of work. More technically, it’s a legal ruling which grants all employees in one industry or employer the same conditions of employment and wages.

Is everyone covered by an award?

Not every employee or employer is covered by a Modern Award or registered agreement. There are some roles and industries that not covered by a Modern Award, even the Miscellaneous Award .

How much should a 17 year old get paid in Australia?

Different minimum wages may apply to workers who are younger than 21. Minimum wages for young workers are calculated as a percentage of the national minimum wage….Young Workers.

Age Percentage Hourly minimum
Under 16 36.8% $7.48
16 47.3% $9.62
17 57.8% $11.75
18 68.3% $13.89

How much does a 18 year old get paid an hour?

In April 2021 the NMW is: Apprentices under 19 – £4.30 an hour. Age 16-17 – £4.62 an hour. Age 18-20 – £6.56 an hour.

What are awards in Australia?

In general, an award applies to employees in a particular industry or occupation and is used as the benchmark for assessing enterprise agreements before approval. Fair Work Australia has responsibility for making and varying awards in the national workplace relations system.

What are 5 key requirements of industrial awards?

What is an Industrial Award?

  • Pay rates and the method of payment.
  • Working hours and overtime.
  • Conditions.
  • Meal breaks.
  • Holidays and leave of various types.
  • Loading and allowances.
  • Special rates for dangerous or piece work.
  • Employment, grievance and termination procedures.

Which employees are not covered by an award?

those classes of employees who, because of the nature or seniority of their role, have not traditionally been covered by awards including managerial employees and professional employees such as accountants and finance, marketing, legal, human resources, public relations and information technology specialists” (clause …

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