Discover everything there is to know about MPAQ Employer Resources!
Helpful resources for employers to assist in employee management and the general running of a plumbing business.
Code Compliance information for Employers in the Building and Construction Industry.
Australia Day Public Holiday and Pay Rates
MPAQ would like to remind members that Friday 26 January 2018 is a public holiday for Australia Day. Due to this public holiday there may be some changes to the pay rates of some employees on the day, so check out this guide to ensure that you are paying your staff correctly.
Helpful Contact Details
Helpful contact details for employers, including Australian Taxation Office, Building Employees Redundancy Trust, QLeave and WorkCover Queensland.
Information for employers on Superannuation including the minimum requirements and when superannuation payments are required.
2015/2016 Wages & Awards
Archived - 2015/2016 Wages and Award Information for the Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award, Clerks – Private Sector Award, General Retail Industry Award. Including Allowances and relevant award information.
Award Wages to Increase by 3.5%
The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.5% increase to minimum wages. The increase will apply from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2018.
New Casual Conversion Provisions
On 1 October 2018 a new standard conversion clause was incorporated into 85 Awards, giving some casual workers the right to request full-time or part-time employment if they have worked certain, regular hours over a 12 month period.
Information about employee termination, including the requirements and entitlements of employees when their employment is terminated either by the employee or the employer.
Are You Looking for an Apprentice?
Employing an apprentice is a big commitment. Do you know what requirements your business must meet, and where do you start looking for an apprentice?