The Australian Fair Pay Commission came into being on 14th December 2005 and takes over from the Australian Industrial Relations Commission in its wage setting capacity.
The ‘standard’ equates to the minimum conditions of employment that an employee is entitled to working in Australia
The ‘standard’ applies to constitutional corporations (incorporated) from 27 March 2006.
For non constitutional corporations (unincorporated) employee relations matters will be subject to the various state industrial relations commissions. You could say there is going to be double standards and this could well effect your business.
WHAT IS THE STANDARD
The standard replaces the safety net of minimum wages and conditions and preserves and establishes minimum conditions of employment for;
1 Annual Leave
2 Annual Leave Loading
3 Personal / Carers Leave
4 Maximum ordinary hours of work
5 Minimum wages
6 Parental Leave
1 Federal Minimum Wage ($12.75 per hour)
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