The Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) following its 2020 Annual Wage Review.
The increase applies to awards in 3 stages, which start from the first full pay period on or after:
- 1 July 2020
- 1 November 2020
- 1 February 2021
For anyone not covered by an award or an enterprise agreement, the new national minimum wage will be $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour. This applies from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2020.
Fair Work Australia will shortly release updated pay guides and pay tools.
To view further detail from Fair Work Australia, click here
To review the Fair Work Commission decision in full, click here
To view the full list of awards and the dates of increase, click here