Employment Law Update — Minimum Wage Increase
The Fair Work Commission minimum wage panel decision of 1 June 2018 announced a 3.5% increase to the Federal Minimum Wage Rate.
The decision lifts the federal weekly minimum wage from $18.29 per hour ($694.90 per week) to $18.93 per hour ($719.20 per week).
The increase in minimum wages will take effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after Sunday, 1 July 2018.
The Victorian parliament has passed the Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) (LSL Act 2018) that is set to supersede the the Long Service Leave Act 1992 (Vic) (LSL Act 1992).
This article explains the key changes to long service leave rules and when they will come into effect.
For many people, estate planning can be a difficult subject to discuss. It is unsurprising then that this particular issue lacks priority in people’s fast-paced lives. All too often, decisions concerning Wills and the distribution of estate occur when emotions are running high. Take the time to review or prepare your estate planning to ensure some peace of mind for the important people in your life.
The Executive Committee of MST Lawyers is delighted to announce the promotion of Amanda Humphreys from Senior Associate to Special Counsel in our Family Law team.