This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000009] Hospitality Industry General Award (HIGA).

We have built these awards in line with the weekly interpretation as provided by Fair Work.

http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000009

These are the below sectors for the award;

  • Full Time & Part Time - 1 February 2021

  • Casual - 1 February 2021

There are 4 sectors for Casuals;

***Important Note for Casual Employees: The 25% casual loading has not been included in this award. Employers should add the 25% casual loading to each casual employee's base hourly rate in Deputy for proper functioning of the award.***

This award is also built in with the Higher Duties allowance. To set this automation up, you will need to set the areas as the following:

  • Create an area with the name "Higher Duties". You will need to set up the rate according to your business.

***Note regarding work on M-F 7pm-12am and M-F 12am-7am. Deputy does not pro-rate penalty rates for partial hours worked. The penalty rates of $2.31 and $3.46 respectively will apply to every hour or partial hour worked during these days/times. For example, if an employee works on Monday from noon until 8.05 pm, Deputy will apply 2 full hours of penalty pay (2 X $2.31) on top of their base rate.***

We have built these awards in line with the weekly interpretation as provided by Fair Work.

Full Time & Part Time - 1 February 2021

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am @ Base + $2.31 per hour or part of an hour

  • M-F 12am-7am @ Base + $3.46 per hour or part of an hour

  • Sat @ 1.25x 

  • Sun @ 1.50x 

  • PH @ 2.25x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.25x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.25x

  • Christmas - Sat @ 1.25x

  • Christmas - Sun @ 1.25x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break @ 1.50x

  • Sat Delayed Meal Break @ 1.75x

  • Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.75x

  • RDO @ 2.00x

  • Shift Split Allowance - 2-3h Split @ $2.90 per day

  • Shift Split Allowance - +3 hours Split @ $4.39 per day

Casual - 1 February 2021

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • M-F 7pm-12am @ Base + $2.31 per hour or part of an hour

  • M-F 12am-7am @ Base + $3.46 per hour or part of an hour

  • Sat @ 1.20x 

  • Sun @ 1.40x 

  • PH @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 hours @ 1.20x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 hours @ 1.60x

  • Sat-Sun Daily OT @ 1.60x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 hours @ 1.20x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 hours @ 1.60x

  • Sat-Sun Weekly OT @ 1.60x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break @ 1.40x

  • Sat Delayed Meal Break @ 1.60x

  • Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.40x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.20x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

Allowances - Not Automated

  • Airport Catering - Travel Allowance

  • CAS/PT - Catering Employees - Laundry Allowance

  • CAS/PT - First Aid Allowance

  • Cooks - Tool Allowance

  • Fork-lift Driver Allowance - PT/CAS - employed prior 23/01/20 all-purpose

  • Fork-lift Driver Allowance - PT/CAS - employed prior 23/01/20 not all-purp

  • Fork-lift Driver Allowance - PT/CAS - not employed prior to 23/01/20

  • FT - Catering Employees - Laundry Allowance

  • FT - First Aid Allowance

  • FT - Fork Lift Driver Allowance

  • Higher Duties

  • Meal Allowance

  • Motel Employees - Laundry Allowance

  • Overnight Stay Allowance

  • Public holiday - additional day off or annual leave

  • Supervisor Allowance (0-5 Employees)

  • Supervisor Allowance (6-10 Employees)

  • Supervisor Allowance (11-20 Employees)

  • Supervisor Allowance (20+ Employees)

  • Vehicle Allowance

To add the allowances into the export please follow the below instructions;

Approve the timesheet, then unapprove the pay item.

Add in the shift loading and number of units/hours.

Approve the pay.

Conditions that have not been included

Who is affected What should happen Can this be done in Deputy 

  • Affected: All Employees. Higher Duties - If an employee works at a higher classification, pay the higher rate. This can be done in Premium through Area based pay. 

  • Affected: Part Time Employees. Overtime should be calculating at the employee’s “Ordinary Hours” per week, rather than at 38 hours. This can be done in Enterprise. 

  • Affected: All employees. Automated Allowances. This can be done in Enterprise. 

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