Bulletin 16: 2017 National Wage Rate Review

AHA (Vic) members are advised that the Annual Wage Review for 2017 was announced today with a minimum wage increase of $22.20 per week (0.59cents per hour). Fair Work Commission announced the 3.3% increase to the minimum weekly wage, bringing it up to $694.90 a week ($18.29 per hour), which is the Introductory rate in […]

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The Grand Hotel Warrandyte – Media Release – 9 May 2017

The Grand Hotel Warrandyte today launched a specialised menu for families with rare Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM), such as PKU (phenylketonuria), to mark PKU Awareness Month. Eating out for those with an IEM is often a challenge, due to the inability of those with an IEM to process protein. The new IEM specialised menu […]

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Bulletin 7: 23 February 2017 A step in the right direction for penalty rates

The Fair Work Commission has handed down its long awaited decision regarding penalty rates in the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010. The Commission resolved to make the following changes: Sunday permanents reduced from 175% to 150% Sunday casuals remains unchanged at 175% Public Holiday permanents reduced from 250% to 225% Public Holiday casuals reduced from 275% […]

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Bulletin 6: Penalty Rates

Dear AHA (Vic) Members, Please be advised the long awaited decision from the Fair Work Commission on penalty rates will be delivered this morning in Melbourne at 11am. The current rates under the award are set out below. The numbers in brackets represent the rates recommended by the AHA. Monday to Friday% Saturday% Sunday% Public […]

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