What do we do about Fair Work Commission wage increases if we have an Enterprise Agreement?

What do we do about Fair Work Commission wage increases if we have an Enterprise Agreement?

An enterprise agreement will have provision for the payment of wages over the nominal life of the agreement.  At the nominal expiry date the enterprise agreement may have provisions for continuing wage increase, such as the Fair Work Commission determination will be determined or some other mechanism.
Where an enterprise agreement is silent on this,
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Do I have to give notice in the case of serious misconduct?

Notice of termination is not required when an employee is terminated on the grounds of serious misconduct.
However the employer is required to pay the employee all of their outstanding entitlements; for example, payment for time worked, accrued annual leave and sometimes long service leave.
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Can I make a termination payment in lieu of notice?

Payment in lieu of notice can only be made in the event of an employer terminating an employee’s employment; not if an employee resigns.
If the employer chooses to make payment in lieu of notice, the amount paid must be equal to the full amount that the employee would have been expected to work for
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Are an employee’s ‘years of experience’ important when determining their pay rate?

It is necessary to consider is the employee’s experience in the role in the sector (not just with the current employer), to determine the correct pay rate.
On engagement, the employer may require that the employee provides evidence of their qualifications and experience. It is the employee’s responsibility to bring their work history with them
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Progression – how do we work this out?

Children’s Services Award: progression occurs each 12 months (or each 24 months if working 19 hours a week or less), provided competency is reached.
Clerks – Private Sector Award: no progression steps for Level 3 and above.
Educational Services (Teachers) Award: one level for each equivalent full-time year worked.
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