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New minimum pay rates apply - 2017 Annual Wage Review
New minimum pay rates apply from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2017. Find out what they are and who they apply to.
Penalty rates changes 2017
Changes to minimum penalty rates in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Fast Food, Retail and Pharmacy Awards started on 1 July 2017. Find out how the changes are being introduced, and whether you’re affected.
Contracting labour and supply chains
Contracting labour can create benefits for your business but there can be risks if businesses don’t do it right. Check out our new resources for employers to help make sure your supply chain is compliant.

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