Fallout from 2.4 per cent minimum wage increase

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.4 per cent increase to the minimum wage. The Australian Government and businesses would have preferred half that rate but Shadow Minister for Employment, Brendan O’Connor, says it will offer workers the respite they need.

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Brendan O’Connor, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations

James Pearson, Chief Executive of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Image: ‘Fair-Work-Commission’ by Scott Lewis on Flcikr

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