|FAIR WORK COMMISSION|
Fair Work Act 2009
s.156 - 4 yearly review of modern awards
4 yearly review of modern awards—Payment of wages
RACING INDUSTRY GROUND MAINTENANCE AWARD 2010
MELBOURNE,16 DECEMBER 2016
4 yearly review of modern awards –payment of wages common issue –penalties for late payment.
A. Further to the Full Bench decision issued by the Fair Work Commission on 1 December 2016 1,the above award is varied as follows:
1. By deleting clause 19.3 and inserting the following:
19.3 Late payment of wages
Where an employee is paid by cash or cheque and the employee is not paid within the time required by clause 19.1 through circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the employer,the employee is entitled to a payment at ordinary rates for the duration the employee is kept waiting for payment at the workplace.
B. This determination comes into operation from 16 December 2016. In accordance with s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009 this determination does not take effect until the start of the first full pay period that starts on or after 16 December 2016.
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