12 March, 2021
From April 1 2021, the adult mimimum wage will increase from the current rate of $18.90 per hour to $20 per hour.
There are 3 types of minimum wage — adult, starting-out and training.
The adult minimum wage – applies to employees aged 16 years or older.
The starting out minimum wage – applies to workers who are:
The training minimum wage – applies to workers who:
The training and starting-out minimum wages will also both increase. The new rate from April 1 will be $16.00 per hour, remaining at 80% of the adult minimum wage. This is a rise from the current minimum rate of $15.12 per hour.
Talk to us about how this will impact your business.