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Penalty Rate Changes Infographic.

Published May 26, 2017 (last updated June 25, 2020) Author: Employsure

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Penalty Rate Changes. 

The Fair Work Commission announced a reduction in Sunday and public holiday rates earlier this year across the hospitality, retail and pharmacy industries. Details of the proposed changes vary depending on the specific Award and type of employment, so it’s important for employers to get informed.

Five Modern Awards will be affected by the changes:

  • Fast Food Industry Award 2010
  • General Retail Industry Award 2010
  • Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010
  • Pharmacy Industry Award 2010
  • Restaurant Industry Award 2010

When do I need to make changes?

Changes are due to be rolled out from 1 July 2017, and our infographic outlines the new rates to pay employees, as announced by the Fair Work Commission on 23 February 2017.

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