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Changes To The Pest Control Industry Award – May 2020

Published May 12, 2020 (last updated July 22, 2020) Author: Employsure
PEST Control Industry Award

The Fair Work Commission has recently clarified the way some Award provisions apply, and made minor amendments to the Pest Control Industry Award itself.

What Are The Changes?

The FWC has clarified that during a period of annual leave, a leading hand allowance is payable (where appropriate). This is in addition to the leave loading of 17.5% and first aid allowance.

 What Do I Need To Do?

  • Ensure that you pay the leading hand allowance (where appropriate) during periods of annual leave.

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 Pest Control Industry Award have been notified of these changes by email. Get in contact with Employsure if you have any trouble understanding or implementing these changes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When Did These Changes Come Into Effect?

    These changes came into effect on Monday 27 April 2020.

  • Has the Pay Rate Schedule Changed?

    Yes, the Pay Rate Schedule for the Pest Control Industry Award has changed.

  • Do You Need Help Understanding These Changes to the Pest Control Industry 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 Pest Control Industry Award.

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