2016 Retail Award rates summary

Posted: February 10, 2017 at 10:30 pm

Free over-the-phone industrial relations advice for Licensees

Paid-up POAAL members can get exclusive access to free over-the-phone industrial relations advice from national employment relations advisors Workforce Guardian.

Workforce Guardian are the experts in employment relations for the postal sector. They have been helping POAAL members for years, giving expert guidance to navigate the industrial relations landscape.

The Workforce Guardian team can advise you on what award applies to your employees, and what rate you should pay.

Retail Award rates

Phone Workforce Guardian on 1300 781 299, quoting your POAAL membership number. You must quote your POAAL membership number when calling.

In 2016, the Fair Work Commission lifted the national minimum wage from $656.90 a week or $17.29 an hour, to $672.70 a week or $17.70 an hour. The 2.4% increase came into effect from 1 July 2016.

Many Licensees are obliged to pay staff under the Retail Award, which was affected by this increase.

Workforce Guardian has prepared a summary of the Retail Award rates.

Click here to download a summary of the Retail Award Rate summary 2016

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