New rules about your job – changes to the Supported Employment Services Award
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New rules about your job
|The Fair Work Ombudsman created this.|
|We and our means the Fair Work Ombudsman.|
|Our job is to talk to you about your pay and the rules for your job.|
Who this is for
|There are changes happening to people who work for a supported employment services business.|
|A supported employment services business is usually an Australian Disability Enterprise.|
|Most people who work for a supported employment services business are people with disability.|
|Some people with disability get paid a supported wage.|
Your award has changed
|Your award changed on 30 June 2023.|
|An award is like a rule book. It tells your boss the rules about your job and your pay.|
|The award is called the Supported Employment Services Award.|
|Your pay might change because of the new rules.|
|Your classification might also change.|
Classifications in the award
|Your classification tells you what type of work you do.|
|Your classification tells you how much money you get paid.|
Your employer will check your classification by 30 June 2023.
Your employer is the person that pays you.
|Your employer should tell you what your classification is.|
Your employer will also tell you what your pay is.
Your pay on supported wage
|People who get a supported wage get paid based on their productive capacity.|
|Productive capacity is how much work you can get done each day.|
|Your employer and someone from Job Access might need to check your productive capacity.|
|Job Access helps people with disability with their job.|
More information and help
|You can ask your family, carer or friend to help with the award and this information.|
You can call us on 13 13 94.
We are open between 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
You might have questions about your supported wage or assessment.
If you do, call Job Access on 1800 464 800.
|Award||An award is like a rule book. It tells your boss the rules about your job and your pay.|
|Classification||Your classification tells you what type of work you do.|
|Employer||An employer is a person that pays you.|
|Fair Work Ombudsman||The job of the Fair Work Ombudsman is to talk to you about your pay and the rules for your job.|
|Job Access||Job Access helps people with disability at their job.|
|Productive capacity||Productive capacity is how much work you can get done each day.|
|Supported employment service business||A supported employment service business is an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE).|
|Supported wage||People who get a supported wage get paid based on their productive capacity.|