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    Employment Law Update — 1 July 2017 Key Thresholds

    July 1 was the beginning of the new financial year; bringing with it new legislation. This article sets out key minimum wage and superannuation thresholds and other key figures relevant for workplace laws.






    WA minimum wage increase of 2.3%

    Earlier this month, the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission increased the state’s minimum wage by 2.3%. This increase represents a $16 hike to the minimum weekly wage, which will be $708.90 from 1 July 2017.











    Employment Law Update — Minimum Wage Increase & Sunday Penalty Rate Transitions

    A decision by the Fair Work Commission has resulted in an increase in both the national minimum wage and the modern award minimum wages by 3.3%. This news piece explains how the June 6 ruling will affect you.











    Update on Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017

    The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 proposed by the Liberal Government has been a cause for concern amongst many stakeholders in the franchising industry. This article provides an update on the progress of the Bill and summarises proposed changes advanced by third parties.