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Cost-of-living pressures mount as Woolworths backs wage increase

As Australia’s supermarkets continue to hold the line on food prices, Woolies’ CEO Brad Banducci noted that a “balanced”...

Walmart CEO: Why retailers need to pay it forward by investing in people

While the pandemic saw many companies let go of team members and cut staffing costs, Walmart committed to investing in t...

FWC approves 2.5 per cent increase to minimum wage

However, most of the retail sector will have a two-month delay to get prepared for the increase.

SDA launches ad campaign to support minimum wage boost

SDA national secretary Gerard Dwyer said retail staff who worked tirelessly during the Covid-19 crisis deserved “a fair ...

Wage increase frustrates industry bodies

Retailers will be required to pay their staff a higher minimum wage from February next year - and no one is happy with t...

Minimum wage increase to hit retail in February 2021

The minimum wage will rise to $753.80 a week starting July 1.

What really happened after penalty rates were cut

Cuts to penalty rate were made with the promise of longer hours and more jobs. Here's what really happened.

FWC delivers minimum wage increase

Three per cent increase gives 2.2 million Aussies a larger pay-packet.

Abolishing the minimum wage

COMMENT: Consumers, casual readers and industry outsiders who are not actually directly impacted by the minimum wage lik...

Minimum wage increase a “disaster”

Australia's lowest paid to get an extra $24 per week.

An open letter to Sally McManus – secretary of the ACTU

Stuart Bennie isn't happy with the suggestion of raising the minimum wage $50.

ACTU pushes for $50 minimum wage rise

Unions more than double claim for lowest paid workers.

More low-paid work is part of the problem, not the solution

Cutting living standards of the lowest-paid workers will not help fix the current economic malaise – in fact, it will ma...

The forgotten people of the election campaign

Both Coalition and Labor remain quiet on issues affecting the retail industry.

Minimum wage increase to hurt retailers

Independent retailers to be hardest hit by Fair Work Commission’s decision to lift minimum wages.

Wage rise to hit retailer’s hip pocket

Retailers to suffer as lowest paid workers to get an increased weekly wage.

Wage increase a blow to retailers

Higher wages for workers under 21 years of age could hurt both retailers and young people seeking work, says retail indu...

Wages must be reduced

Stuart Bennie argues the case for a reduction in the minimum wage.

Minimum wage rises

Wage increase to hurt retailers, industry groups warn.