“The Australian Industry Group’s submission in 2018’s Annual Wage Review, which will be lodged this afternoon (Tuesday 13 March 2018), argues that a modest wage increase of 1.8% is warranted. This equates to an increase of about $12.50 per week in the National Minimum Wage and about $14.60 per week at the base trade level,” […]

“The ACTU’s job-destroying minimum wage claim of $50 per week has obviously been plucked out of the air, rather than being the result of a rigorous analysis of economic conditions. The claim is nearly four times the current rate of inflation. If accepted by the Fair Work Commission, the claim would destroy jobs and harm […]