Premier & Cabinet

Type:
Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular
Identifier:
C2022-05
Status:
Active

C2022-05 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries 2022) Award

Description

The Industrial Relations Commission has approved the 2022 increase for salaries and salary related allowances from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2022.

This Circular applies to all Agencies employing staff under the Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2022) Award.

Detailed Outline

On 8 August 2022, the Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2022) Award increasing salaries and salary related allowances for Awards and Agreements listed in Schedule A to the Award by 2.53 per cent from the commencement of the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2022.

Agencies should process the adjustments to salaries and salary related allowances in accordance with the attached schedule for employees who were employed from the beginning of the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2022. See attachment Salary Rates Tables.

Methods of Adjustment

Salaries - annual rates

Annual rates are rounded to the nearest dollar, with figures less than 50 cents going to the lower amount, and with figures 50 cents or more going to the higher amount.

Wages - weekly rates

Weekly rates are rounded to the nearest 10 cents, with figures less than 5 cents going to the lower amount, and figures 5 cents or more going to the higher amount. Junior rates expressed as a percentage of an adult rate retain their percentage relative to the adult rate. Junior rates other than those calculated on a percentage basis are increased by 2.53 per cent.

Allowances

Salary related allowances (such as a first aid allowance) are increased by 2.53 per cent.

Weekly and daily allowance rates are rounded to the nearest 5 cents, and hourly rates are rounded to the nearest cent.

Part-time and casual employees

Where an award, agreement or determination specifies the method or formula for calculating part-time or casual rates, agencies should adjust the part-time or casual rate according to the formula. Otherwise, the existing rate should be increased by 2.53 per cent.

Employees receiving salary maintenance

Employees who are receiving salary maintenance against a salary rate subject to adjustment are to have their salaries adjusted in accordance with the above directions.

Michael Coutts-Trotter

Secretary

Overview

Who needs to know and/or comply with this?

Departments
Executive agencies related to Departments
Separate agencies

Compliance

Mandatory

AR Details

Date Issued
Aug 30, 2022
Review Date
Jun 30, 2023
Replaces
Replaced By

Contacts

Contact
Phone
Publishing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Issuing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet