On 1 February 2012, Fair Work Australia (FWA) made a historic decision to increase wages in the social and community services sector.
This decision affects workers who are employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award). Specifically, the decision affects those workers classified under the following Schedules:
- Schedule B – Classification Definitions - Social and Community Services Employees; and
- Schedule C – Classification Definitions - Crisis Accommodation Employees
To find out whether you or your staff are covered, see Fair pay for social and community services workers