New Penalty Rates for Casual Employees in the Retail Industry from 1 March 2020

Penalty rates for casual employees who work in the retail industry are changing on 1 March 2020.

The changes affect all casual employees covered by the General Retail Award 2010.

Weekday Evening (after 6pm) Penalty Rates - Monday to Friday (inclusive of casual loading)

Current 135% .
From 1 March 2020 140%
From 1 October 2020 145% .
From 1 March 2021 150% .

Saturday Penalty Rates (inclusive of casual loading)

Current 145% .
From 1 March 2020  150%

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