Leading Hand Allowance - In Charge Of 3-10 Employees - Payment In Addition To The Minimum Wage For The Highest Classification Supervised, Or Own Minimum Wage, Whichever Is Higher

Award Definition

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010 [MA000025]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An employee specifically appointed to be a Leading hand must be paid the following additional amounts above the rates of the highest classification supervised, or their own rate, whichever is the highest, in accordance with the number of employees in their charge.


In charge of:

$ per week

3 to 10 employees


11 to 20 employees


More than 20 employees


What to pay

$38.68 per week


This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings

Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?

Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes

How is it treated on the payment summary?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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