30 May NATIONAL WAGE CASE DECISION Posted at 15:54h in Latest News by Judith Sharp 0 Comments 0 Likes Share The Fair Work Commission has released the tenth annual minimum wage review decision under the Fair Work Act, 2009 on 30 May 2019. This decision increases the modern award wage rates by 3.0% and the national minimum wage from $719.20 per week to $740.80 per week, or $19.49 per hour, based on a 38 hour working week. Last year’s increase was 3.5%. The increased rates will take effect from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2019. All Members should ensure they meet the new minimum obligations from 1 July 2019. Please remember, the increase is fully absorbable into over award payments. TTIA Members will be sent new wage summary sheets in due course. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact the TTIA on (02) 9264 0011.