The Big W Enterprise Agreement 2019: What You Need to Know
Big W, one of Australia`s leading discount department stores, recently announced its new Enterprise Agreement for 2019, which will come into effect on 1 July 2019. This agreement will impact over 18,000 Big W employees across the country, and includes changes to wages, working conditions, and benefits.
Here are some important details about the new Big W Enterprise Agreement:
Under the new agreement, Big W employees will receive a 2.5% pay rise each year for the next three years. The starting rate for new employees will also increase from $22.68 to $23.80 per hour.
Big W employees will benefit from improved working conditions, including more flexible work arrangements and guaranteed hours for part-time employees. The new agreement also includes provisions for improved work-life balance and access to training and development opportunities.
As part of the new agreement, Big W employees will continue to receive a range of benefits, including access to staff discounts, paid parental leave, and paid domestic violence leave. In addition, eligible employees will receive an annual tool allowance of $200, and there will be an increase in the laundry allowance for some employees.
Overall, the new Big W Enterprise Agreement for 2019 is a positive step forward for employees, and will ensure that they are fairly compensated for their hard work and dedication. The new agreement also demonstrates Big W`s commitment to providing a supportive, inclusive and rewarding workplace culture for its staff.
As the agreement comes into effect, Big W employees can expect to receive updated information from their employer about the changes, including any new policies or procedures that may be implemented. If you are a Big W employee, make sure to familiarize yourself with the new agreement, and don`t hesitate to ask your employer any questions you may have.