COVID-19 Updates

Awards, wages and conditions of employment

New Award Rates & Allowances and Other Important Changes from 1 July 2021

NatRoad has informed members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July.

New Award Rates & Allowances Apply from Today

NatRoad is reminding members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after today.

Employee Truck Drivers’ Reasonable Travel and Meal Expense Amounts for 2021-2022

The amount for reasonable travel allowance expenses for employee truck drivers in the 2021-2022 financial year have been published.

New Award Rates & Allowances from 1 July 2021

We remind members of the requirement to review the wages for your employees. From the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2021

Payment of Invoices

Wage Increase A Hit To Small Business

NatRoad believes that the decision of the Fair Work Commission relating to the Annual Wage Review 2020-21 has gone too far.

Superannuation Guarantee Increase from 1 July 2021

The superannuation guarantee will increase from 9.5% to 10% on 1 July 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions: Can I Pay My Drivers a ‘Flat Rate’?

Be aware of the potential legal minefield that might result from incorrectly putting employees on a flat hourly rate of pay.

Wage Calculation

ACTU Pushing for Unrealistic 3.5% Minimum Wage Increase

NatRoad’s view is that the minimum wage increase should be discounted to take into account the rise in the superannuation guarantee.

Wage Contract

Changes to casual employment – industrial relations reforms

The Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) was recently amended to change workplace rights and obligations for casual employees.

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