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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 295

Content of national minimum wage order--other matters

Expressing minimum wages and the casual loading

             (1)  In a national minimum wage order:

                     (a)  the national minimum wage, and the special national minimum wages, set by the order must be expressed in a way that produces a monetary amount per hour; and

                     (b)  the casual loading for award/agreement free employees must be expressed as a percentage.

Note:          The means by which the national minimum wage or a special national minimum wage may be expressed include:

(a)    a monetary amount per hour; or

(b)    a monetary amount for a specified number of hours; or

(c)    a method for calculating a monetary amount per hour.

Terms about how the order applies

             (2)  The order may also include terms about how the order, or any of the requirements in it, applies.



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