The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced that from 1 July 2021 the National Minimum Wage is to be increased by 2.5% to $772.60 per week or $20.33 per hour.
This increase will also apply to all Award wages and happen in 3 stages, namely:
Stage 1 – Most Awards will increase from 1 July 2021;
Stage 2 – The Retail Award will increase from 1 September 2021;
Stage 3 – 21 other Awards (which includes the Hospitality Award and Restaurant Award, and Fitness Award) will increase from 1 November 2021.
If you have any further questions or require assistance on how this effects your business and ensure compliance, please do not hesitate to get in touch with enrichHR, firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9119 2360, at any time to answer any of your HR queries.