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2016 Retail Award rates summary
Posted: February 10, 2017 at 10:30 pm
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The Workforce Guardian team can advise you on what award applies to your employees, and what rate you should pay.
Retail Award rates
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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.
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