Cold Work Allowance - Less Than -23.3°C (-10°F)

Award Definition

Storage Services and Wholesale Award 2010 [MA000084]

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Allowance Description
Employees required to work in cold temperatures will be paid the rates prescribed in clause 15—Minimum wages of this award with additional rates as follows: less than –23.3�C (–10�F)—0.2% of the standard rate per hour or part thereof.

What to pay

$1.76 per hour or part thereof


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

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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