modern awards

Modern awards are legal documents that specify minimum employment standards for specific industries or occupations, including pay rates, overtime, and working conditions.

Modern awards are like a handbook of minimum employment standards for various industries or specific jobs. There are 122 different awards, each tailored to a particular industry or occupation. These awards detail the least an employer must offer in terms of wages, overtime pay, penalty rates and working hours. They ensure fair treatment and compensation for workers in different sectors, like retail, hospitality, or manufacturing.

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