Labor’s Wage Rise to Cost Jobs: Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed increasing the minimum wage will lead to job losses, as Labor considers ways to give low paid workers a wage bump. Mr Morrison said he did not support the opposition suggestions of making changes to industrial laws to boost wages for low paid workers, concerned about the cost to…

Unions Call Minimum Pay Boost Into Living Wage a “Good Move”

Unions have called Bill Shorten’s plan to raise the minimum wage for low paid workers a “good move”, echoing the Federal Opposition leader’s calls to make sure the wage is a “living wage for all Australians.” Unions WA Assistant Secretary Owen Whittle said a pay rise was due, after Mr Shorten announced on Tuesday changes…

WA Police Escalates War On Wages

The pay war between WA Government and Police Officers has escalated, after Premier Mark McGowan stands firm on the matter. The Government has offered a flat $1000 pay increase with its new wages policy. But Police Union President, George Tilbury, is adamant that they deserve a 1.5% pay rise. He warned the that officers would…

Health Workers Plans To Strike For A Better Pay Deal

WATCH the video version of the story on the “Evening News Perth”! This story is written by WAMN Journalist, Daniel Edwards. Today, hundreds of health workers walked off their jobs to march and protest at parliament house against the Barnett Government’s public sector wages policy. The workers were associated with the Health Services Union of…