The Professional Employees Award is the national Award for Professional Scientists employed in the private sector.
Along with the National Employment Standards (NES) the Professional Employees Award constitutes the safety net of minimum employment entitlements which is applicable to employees and which employers must observe.
The content of the Award is basically divided between salaries and any monetary allowances on the one hand and conditions of employment on the other.
This Guide explains some of the main provisions of the Award. Click here to read the Guide.