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Changes to the Architects Award

Published May 26, 2020 (last updated July 22, 2020) Author: Employsure
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The Fair Work Commission has recently clarified the way some Award provisions apply, and made minor amendments to the Architects Award 2020 itself.

What Are the Changes?

Some classifications under the Award have a new name.

Students of Architecture with 4 to 6 years of experience (for both employees under 21 years, and 21 years and over) has been renamed to employees holding a Bachelor’s Degree with a pathway to a Master of Architecture with 1 to 3 years experience.

The rates of pay have not changed.

 What Do I Need to Do?

  • Check your rates of pay to ensure you are meeting your minimum pay obligations. Pay Rate Schedules have been updated.

How Can Employsure Help Me?

Not a client? If you need help understanding and implementing these changes, please contact Employsure on 1300 207 182 and we can give you free, initial advice on this topic. If you’d like more help implementing these changes in your business and are interested in ongoing support, Employsure can help you.

Employsure clients affected by the changes to the Architects Award have been notified of these changes by email. Get in contact with Employsure if you have any trouble understanding or implementing these changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When Did These Changes Come Into Effect?

    These changes came into effect on Monday 18 May 2020.

  • Has the Pay Rate Schedule Changed?

    Yes, the Pay Rate Schedule for the Architects Award has changed.

  • Do You Need Help Understanding These Changes to the Architects Award?

    Not a client? If you do need help understanding and implementing these changes, feel free to ring Employsure on 1300 207 182. We can give you free, initial advice on these changes to the Architects Award.

Not a client? If you do need help understanding and implementing these changes, feel free to ring Employsure on 1300 207 182. We can give you free, initial advice on these changes to the Architects Award.

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