Retailers will be required to pay their staff a higher minimum wage from February next year – and no one is happy with the decision.
The minimum wage will rise to $753.80 a week starting July 1.
Cuts to penalty rate were made with the promise of longer hours and more jobs. Here’s what really happened.
We want to know what will impact your business the most.
Three per cent increase gives 2.2 million Aussies a larger pay-packet.
COMMENT: Consumers, casual readers and industry outsiders who are not actually directly impacted by the minimum wage like the idea of a minimum wage because it makes them feel good.
Australia’s lowest paid to get an extra $24 per week.
Stuart Bennie isn’t happy with the suggestion of raising the minimum wage $50.
Unions more than double claim for lowest paid workers.
Cutting living standards of the lowest-paid workers will not help fix the current economic malaise – in fact, it will make the situation worse.