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# What is a fair wage per hour?

## What is a fair wage per hour?

1. What is the minimum wage in California?

Year CA Minimum Hourly Wage for Large (26+ Employees) and Small (25 or Fewer Employees) Employers
2017 \$10.50/\$10.00
2018 \$11.00/\$10.50
2019 \$12.00/\$11.00
2020 \$13.00/\$12.00

To calculate the casual loading rate, you must multiply an employee’s permanent hourly rate by the percentage of the casual loading rate, as stated in the relevant modern award or enterprise agreement.

#### What is the minimum wage in Australia 2021?

\$20.33 per hour
What is the minimum wage in Australia? As of 1st July, 2021 the minimum wage is \$20.33 per hour, or \$772.60 per 38-hour week. Casual employees get at least a 25 per cent loading.

What is the hourly rate for a casual worker?

If you are employed as a casual, an extra amount called ‘Casual Loading’ will usually bring your minimum hourly wage up to \$24.80 if you are 21 or older. In some cases, you can legally be paid less than \$19.84 per hour, for example if you are under the age of 21.

How do you calculate shift pay?

Straight time is calculated by multiplying the hourly base rate by the total number of hours worked. Shift premium pay is calculated by multiplying the shift premium rate by the number of hours worked on that shift.

## When does the Fair Work Commission review the minimum wage?

Each year, the Fair Work Commission reviews both the National Minimum Wage and minimum pay rates under awards (Annual wage review). Most changes begin on the first full pay period on or after 1 July.

### When was the FWC required to do the annual wage review?

In conducting the annual wage review, the Expert Panel is required under the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) to review: the national minimum wage order from the previous annual wage review.

#### Is the National Minimum Wage Order covered by an award?

Enterprise agreements and modern awards contain minimum entitlements for wages and conditions of employment. Some employees are not covered by an award or an enterprise agreement. For these employees, a national minimum wage order provides a safety net of minimum wages.

Who is responsible for setting the national minimum wage?

The Fair Work Commission is responsible for reviewing and setting minimum wages for employees in the national workplace relations system. Each financial year the Commission’s Expert Panel for annual wage reviews conducts an annual wage review, and issues a decision and national minimum wage order for employees not covered by an award or agreement.