Can an employer reduce salaries?
Ever wondered if you, as an employer, can lawfully reduce an employee's salary? It's not an uncommon question. But lowering wages has its risks, including breach of contract claims, unfair dismissal claims, and potential breaches of minimum entitlements.
Given the cost of such claims, it's vital to know where you stand.
Be aware of minimum wage obligations.
Before you go and reduce an employee's salary, you should know your minimum obligations under Awards and Enterprise Agreements. The rel...