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Changes To The Hair And Beauty Industry Award 2010

Published January 08, 2018 (last updated June 17, 2020) -
Hair Salon Changes To Hair And Beauty Industry Award

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The Fair Work Commission has issued changes to the Hair and Beauty Industry Award 2010, which will take effect from the start of the first full pay period starting on or after 1 January 2018.

What are the changes?

Under the updated provision, casual employees are now entitled to overtime penalty rates for work they perform in excess of 38 hours per week (or, where they work on a roster, they perform work for more than 38 hours per week averaged over a roster cycle) or if they work more than 10.5 hours in any one day.

The rate at which casual employees should be paid for these overtime hours is 175% of the ordinary hourly rate for the first three hours and 225% of the ordinary hourly rate thereafter.

What do employers do now?

The changes take effect from the start of the first full pay period starting on or after 1 January 2018.

For advice on the changes and the updated rates contact Employsure on 1300 651 415.

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