Australian workers no longer expect to see anything more than small increases in their pay packets, the RBA has speculated, while warning that if current conditions persist any wage growth may slow even further.
Retailers and aviation industry employers are being urged to improve efforts to stamp out workplace s-xual harassment and better handle complaints amid AHRC and Qantas surveys confirming that the vast majority of incidents continue to go unreported.
RBA Governor Philip Lowe won an attentive audience when he today attended the ACTU's national executive meeting in Melbourne, after months of union leaders closely following his comments expressing concern about slow wages growth.
Labor's confusing suite of policies leading into May's federal election cost the ALP support among its traditional base of low-income working people, according to the party's review of the shock defeat.
The Federal Court has rejected a bid by the FWO and CFMMEU to upset a major labour hire company's treatment of workers as independent contractors, finding the service agreement signed by the parties transparently spelt out the true nature of their relationship.
A leading IR law academic has poured cold water on the Morrison Government's apparent endorsement of an ACTU proposal to establish a small claims process within the FWC to "quickly and effectively" adjudicate underpayment cases.