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Fair Work Act 2009
s.160—Application to vary a modern award to remove ambiguity or uncertainty or correct error
NURSES AWARD 2020
Health and welfare services
JUSTICE ROSS, PRESIDENT
MELBOURNE, 8 JULY 2022
Section 160 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – variation on the Commission’s own motion – residual variations – Nurses Award 2020.
A. Further to the decision issued by the Full Bench on 8 July 2022 [ FWCFB 119], the above award is varied as follows:
1. By deleting clause 11.1 and inserting the following:
11.1 Casual Loading
For each ordinary hour worked, a casual employee must be paid the following:
(a) the minimum hourly rate applicable to their classification and pay point; and
(b) a loading of 25% of the minimum hourly rate applicable to their
classification and pay point.
This is the casual hourly rate.
2. By deleting the word “take” appearing before “within” in clause 28.5 and inserting “taken”.
B. This determination comes into operation on 11 July 2022. In accordance with s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009 this determination does not take effect in relation to a particular employee until the start of the employee’s first full pay period that starts on or after 11 July 2022.
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