Employment Basics

Employment Basics

ERS Academy
Updated Apr 29, 2020

The National Employment Standards (NES) plus the national minimum wage make up the minimum entitlements for employees in Australia.

The National Employment Standards (NES) are 10 minimum employment entitlements that have to be provided to all employees in the National System.

The national minimum wage is set annually by the Fair Work Commission.

This module will overview the NES, how the minimum wage is set, and types of employment including maximum hours of work.

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