Changes to casual loading in the Social and Community Services Award

From 1 July, casual employees covered by the Social and Community Services Award will get their casual loading in addition to the penalty rates when they work on Saturday, Sunday or overtime.

For weekend work, casuals will be paid:

  • 175% of the ordinary hourly rate for work on Saturday
  • 225% of the ordinary hourly rate for work on Sunday.

To calculate the new rates of pay, access the Fair Work Australia pay guides here

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