award wage


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award wage

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (in Australia and New Zealand) statutory minimum pay for a particular group of workers. Sometimes shortened to: award
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While their wages were driven down with drivel about "competitiveness", Australian unions demanded and delivered the award wage system, which doesn't exist in either of those other countries.
If paid the minimum award wage, penalty rates would make up 30 per cent of the worker's $172 earnings, the commission says.
According to a statement by SNA, airlines refused to award wage increases surpassing past inflation and including a measure of productivity.
In most cases, the relevant award wage for apprentices and trainees is below the national minimum wage.
A study of 350 companies by pay specialists IRS showed most expected to award wage rises of at least 3 per cent with a third anticipating increases of at least 4 per cent.
A study of 350 companies by pay specialists IRS showed most expected to award wage rises of at least three per cent, with a third anticipating increases of four per cent or more.
100 Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value meant that in theory at least the concept of equal pay for work of equal value applied throughout Australia when award wage rates were decided by industrial tribunals.
The new principles have been utilised to obtain significant award wage increases for undervalued areas of feminised work.
Currently, 1 1/2 per cent of all employees are paid at the minimum wage and about 20% are paid the award wage rate.
The SWS enables employers to pay people with disability the proportion of the applicable award wage that equates to their independently assessed productivity.
The two-year contract will award wage increases of up to 20% at the top and bottom ends of the wage scales and will apparently make Horizon Air's mechanics the highest-paid in the regional airline industry according to the carrier.
First, the award wage generally covers multiple employers within a given industry or occupation.