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ACTU pushes back against minimum wage COVID-19 delay

The ACTU has resisted employer arguments to delay any rise in minimum pay, while it has accepted that the annual wage review timetable should be amended to enable the expert panel to consider national accounts data that is likely to identify the early economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Don't rule out reducing minimum wage: ACCI

Employers have told the annual wage review panel that if the coronavirus pandemic worsens, it might have to consider measures similar to the 10% depression-era reduction in award rates or the GFC minimum wage pause.

Coalition to provide COVID-19 wage subsidies

The Morrison Government has today committed to a "job keeper" wage subsidy scheme that will provide a flat $1500 a fortnight for workers with employers that have suffered a downturn of at least 30% to 50% due to the coronavirus pandemic.

CSIRO "unjustly enriched" by sham arrangement: Scientist

A former CSIRO marine biologist is seeking more than $250,000 in alleged underpayments as part of a sham contracting and "unjust enrichment" case challenging its part-time work arrangements and use of unpaid visiting scientists.

AiG seeks coronavirus-driven minimum wage rise delay

The "exceptional circumstances" created by COVID-19 warrant delaying the operative date of any minimum wage increase by a fortnight to July 15, according to the Ai Group, while the Victorian Government is calling for a rise of at least 3%.

Seasoned IR advisor to freshen Woolies' act

Woolworths has retained former Fair Work Commission member Greg Harrison to independently review backpayment claims by current or former employees.

Appointments looming for FWC expert panel

The Morrison Government is expected to soon make long-delayed appointments to the FWC's expert panel, ahead of the annual wage review picking up steam.

No acceleration in pay rises: ABS

Growth in private sector rates of pay excluding bonuses remained stagnant at the end of last year, but continued to outpace inflation, according to ABS data released today.


Private sector pay rises ease again

Bargained wage rises in the private sector dropped to 2.7% a year in the September quarter, according to newly-released Attorney-General's Department data that also shows some large retail employers are starting to tie increases to the FWC's annual review.