New minimum wage increases apply from the first full pay period after 1 July 2019.

Who do the new rates apply to?

Employees who get their pay rates from:

  • the national minimum wage
  • a modern award, or
  • an enterprise agreement (if the base rate is below the modern award rate).

We are here to help

For help understanding your wages obligations in the building and construction industry, visit our wages and entitlements page or call our hotline on 1800 003 338.

You can also find out more about the new rates through the Pay and Conditions Tool on the Fair Work Ombudsman website.

Do you think you’re being unpaid?

If you believe you’re being underpaid, please call our hotline on 1800 003 338 or use our anonymous reporting form to tell us about it.

E-Alert
28 June 2019

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