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.
Both Coalition and Labor remain quiet on issues affecting the retail industry.
Independent retailers to be hardest hit by Fair Work Commission’s decision to lift minimum wages.