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1.75% increase to minimum wages for Group 2 Awards effective 1 November.

From the first full pay period on or after 1 November 2020, new minimum rates and allowances start in awards for the construction, manufacturing and a range of other industries.

Following on from Group 1 Awards increasing from 1 July 2020, Group 2 Awards increase from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 November 2020. Below is a list of Awards affected:

  • Aluminium Industry Award

  • Animal Care and Veterinary Services Award

  • Aquaculture Industry Award

  • Architects Award

  • Asphalt Industry Award

  • Black Coal Mining Industry Award

  • Book Industry Award

  • Broadcasting, Recorded Entertainment and Cinemas Award

  • Building and Construction General On-site Award

  • Business Equipment Award

  • Car Parking Award

  • Cement, Lime and Quarrying Award

  • Clerks—Private Sector Award

  • Coal Export Terminals Award

  • Concrete Products Award

  • Contract Call Centres Award

  • Cotton Ginning Award

  • Dredging Industry Award

  • Educational Services (Post-Secondary Education) Award

  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award

  • Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing Award

  • Gardening and Landscaping Services Award

  • Graphic Arts, Printing and Publishing Award

  • Higher Education Industry-Academic Staff-Award

  • Higher Education Industry-General Staff-Award

  • Horticulture Award

  • Hydrocarbons Field Geologists Award

  • Hydrocarbons Industry (Upstream) Award

  • Joinery and Building Trades Award

  • Journalists Published Media Award

  • Labour Market Assistance Industry Award

  • Legal Services Award

  • Local Government Industry Award

  • Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award

  • Marine Towage Award

  • Maritime Offshore Oil and Gas Award

  • Market and Social Research Award

  • Meat Industry Award

  • Mining Industry Award

  • Miscellaneous Award

  • Mobile Crane Hiring Award

  • Oil Refining and Manufacturing Award

  • Passenger Vehicle Transportation Award

  • Pastoral Award

  • Pest Control Industry Award

  • Pharmaceutical Industry Award

  • Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award

  • Port Authorities Award

  • Ports, Harbours and Enclosed Water Vessels Award

  • Poultry Processing Award

  • Premixed Concrete Award

  • Professional Diving Industry (Industrial) Award

  • Professional Employees Award

  • Rail Industry Award

  • Real Estate Industry Award

  • Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award

  • Road Transport and Distribution Award

  • Salt Industry Award

  • Seafood Processing Award

  • Seagoing Industry Award

  • Security Services Award

  • Silviculture Award

  • Stevedoring Industry Award

  • Storage Services and Wholesale Award

  • Sugar Industry Award

  • Supported Employment Services Award

  • Surveying Award

  • Telecommunications Services Award

  • Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Associated Industries Award

  • Timber Industry Award

  • Transport (Cash in Transit) Award

  • Waste Management Award

  • Wool Storage, Sampling and Testing Award


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