New annual wage arrangements in the Health Services Award and Marine Towage Award
There are new annual wage arrangements rules in the Health Services Award and Marine Towage Award.
These changes apply from the first full pay period on or after 9 May 2022.
For more information, see New annual wage arrangements in the health services and marine towage industries.
Find out about annual salaries and how they can be arranged.
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The requirements that need to be met when agreeing to an annualised salary can be outlined in an award, employment contract, enterprise agreement or other registered agreement.
An employer and employee can agree that an annual salary covers entitlements like:
- minimum weekly wages
- annual leave loading.
Find out the rules in your award about making an annual salary agreement by selecting from the list below.
Best practice tip
Check your employment contract for details of any annual salary arrangements.
Salary agreements should be documented in writing, and identify which entitlements are included in the payment.
The employer and the employee should keep a copy of the agreement.
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