A full-time employee works a minimum of 38 hours per week. A part -time employee works less.
If your employee will work 38 hours per week use the Permanent Full-Time Employment Agreement. If your employee will work less than 38 hours per week use the Permanent Part-Time Employment Agreement.
The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) prescribes the National Employment Standards, which are legislative minimum standards applicable to all employees including annual leave, sick leave and notice of termination. The NES are mirrored in employee awards, which also prescribe minimum pay and conditions for specific industries. This Agreement provides employees with the minimum standards. If your business is covered by an award, we recommend you read the award and/or contact Fair Work Australia for assistance determining which entitlements apply to your employee.
Calculating the correct remuneration can be difficult. We recommend you contact Fair Work Australia for assistance. Award minimum rates of pay are reviewed and often increase on 1 July each year. Permanent employees can be entitled to overtime payments. We recommend you contact Fair Work Australia for assistance determining when overtime payments are necessary.
This Agreement should not be used if your business wishes to enter an individual flexibility agreement with an employee.
The Restraint of Trade Schedule to this Agreement is only applicable to executive or managerial level employees and should only be used in conjunction with legal advice.