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Modern Award

A modern award is an instrument that records the minimum conditions of employment that are enforceable under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), including:

  • overtime rates;
  • weekend penalty rates;
  • shift allowances;
  • annual leave loading; and
  • redundancy or severance pay.

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  • A modern award is an industrial instrument that records minimum conditions of employment for the workers it covers.
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