NEW WAGE RATES
Effective 1 July 2018
The Fair Work Commission has advised of the decision issued by the Expert Panel in the Annual Wage Review 2017/18 resulting in an increase to the minimum wage effective 1 JULY 2018.
The Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA) has mailed the following information to ATA Members which you should receive shortly. Included in the mailer, ATA Members are provided a copy of the New Wage Rates and Allowances that apply from the first full pay period on or after the 1st July 2018.
ALLOWANCES FOR EMPLOYEES
Allowances for employees are provided for under clause 14 of the Horse & Greyhound Training Award 2010 (HGTA). These include allowances relating to racecourse attendance, meals, boots, caps and vests.
CLICK HERE for a summary of these expense related allowances that should be read in conjunction with the provisions under the HGTA.
RACE MEETING ATTENDANCE FEES & TRAINING FEES FOR TRAINERS
The ATA has updated the ATA Recommended Race Meeting Attendance Fees and Training Fees.
Please note: These Fees are provided as a guide only for Members to take into consideration when reviewing their own circumstances and operational costs.
SUPERANNUATION REMAINS AT 9.5%
ATA Members are advised that Superannuation (SGL) will remain at 9.5% from 1 July 2018.
- Making Contributions for your Employees
CLICK HERE to visit the Nationwide Superannuation Fund (NSF Super) website page to follow an easy guide to making contributions for your employees.
NSF Super is a Superannuation Fund named within the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2010.
Information relating to Tax Tables for the 2018/19 income year are available at www.ato.gov.au/taxtables
The ATA recommends that Members review their payroll systems and records, in particular to check compliance with pay slip requirements, wage rates, hours of work, superannuation and workcover.
Members who are uncertain of any of these matters should contact the ATA’s Industrial Relations Manager for assistance on (03) 9372 1688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to Download Information?
Members seeking to access an electronic version of the Wage Rates or other relevant material including the Horse and Greyhound Training Award 2010, The Fair Work Information Statement and National Employment Standards (NES) can visit www.austrainers.com.au and refer to options under the Employer Information menu.
*** Please kindly note that access to menu items under Employer Information will require your ATA Website Username & Login details. If you have not yet registered for ATA Website access then please click here to submit your details. Should further assistance be required please feel free to contact the ATA Membership Services Team on (03) 9372 1688.
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Trainers’ Association
(ABN 86 182 142 206)
Level 1 – 400 Epsom Road Flemington Victoria 3031
Phone: (03) 9372 1688 Fax (03) 9372 1699