The Fair Work Commission has ruled in its 2022 Minimum Wage Review announced today, that Australia's lowest paid workers receiving the National Minimum Wage will receive a 5.2% pay increase from 1 July this year. This equates to $40 per week based on a 38 hour work week.
The Fair Work Commission also ordered the modern award minimum rates to go up 4.6% “subject to a minimum increase of $40 per week”.
In other words, the decision specifies:
What does this mean for you?
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