Miscellaneous Award 2020 (MA000104)

The article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types and tags we include as part of the pre-built Miscellaneous Award 2020 package. For further information about the Miscellaneous Award 2020, refer Miscellaneous Award.

Key updates

Select the current financial year tab to see award updates for the 2022/23 financial year. All previous updates before this time you can find in the historical financial years tab.

Current financial year Historical financial years
February 2024

15th

We have updated the rule "Maximum Daily Engagement - 12 hours by agreement" in the Miscellaneous Award (Casual Employees) rule set to make sure employees will be paid correctly.

August 2023

1st

From 1 August, all employees are entitled to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave each year. The (Unpaid) Family and Domestic Violence Leave configuration settings under awards have been updated - the leave category is disabled from award leave allowance templates, and the work type is not enabled automatically for all employees. Please ensure that employees no longer use the unpaid leave category or work type.

July 2023

1st

We have updated the award to reflect the Fair Work Commission’s national minimum wage increase detailed in the annual wage review 2022-23 decision, and it includes updates to expense-related allowances. You can find information on the determinations here and here. These changes come into effect from the first full pay period on or after the 1st July 2023.

Please install these updates after you have finalised your last pay run before the first full pay period beginning on or after the 1st July 2023. We have also updated the Community Service Leave category to make sure it pays at base rate.

Installing the pre-built award package

To read details on how to install and configure this Pre-built Award Template, please review the following article. Before relying on the award information, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness, and relevance for their purposes. You should also obtain appropriate professional advice.

Work types

The below lists and explains the work types an employee can select on their timesheet.

A - F
Annual leave
Choose this work type when permanent employees take annual leave.
Community service leave
Choose this work type when permanent employees take community service leave.
Compassionate leave
Choose this work type when permanent employees take compassionate leave.
G - L
Jury service
Choose this work type when permanent employees are on jury service.
Long service leave
Choose this work type when long service leave is taken.
M - R
No meal break Choose this work type when an employee does not take an unpaid meal break during their shift.
Overtime meal allowance Choose this work type when a permanent employee is required to work more than one hour of overtime after the employee's ordinary end time without being notified 24 hours earlier and is not supplied with a meal.
Overtime meal allowance +4 hours
Choose this work type when a permanent employee is required to work more than four hours of overtime after the employee's ordinary end time without being notified 24 hours earlier and is not supplied with a meal.
Personal/carer's leave
Choose this work type when permanent employees have taken sick leave or carer’s leave.
Public holiday not worked
Choose this work type where employees are not required to work on a gazetted public holiday that they would have otherwise worked on had it not been a public holiday.
S - Z
Unpaid leave
Choose this work type when unpaid leave is taken.
Vehicle allowance Use this work type to record the number of kilometres an employee has travelled using their own motor vehicle in the performance of their duties.

Tags

The following tags are available to employees under the award.

A - K
First aid officer Assign this tag to an employee who you have trained to render first aid, who is the current holder of appropriate first aid qualifications and who you appointed to perform first aid duties.
L - Z
Leading hand (3-10 employees)
Assign this tag to an employee who you permanently place in charge of 3 - 10 employees.
Leading hand in charge of more than 10 employees Choose this tag when the employee permanently supervises ten or more employees.
Leading Hand (21+ Employees)
Assign this tag to an employee who you permanently place in charge of more than 20 employees.
 
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