Workers’ wages are now worth less than they were 10 years ago. Add to this the cost-of-living and the housing crisis and many people are really struggling.
A huge campaign by Australian union members has won an 8.6% pay rise for minimum wage workers and a 5.75% pay rise for Award wage workers
The Inquiry will hold hearings across Australia. Everyone affected by price gouging is asked to make a submission about their story and what they see happening. Submissions will be also invited from academics, not-for-profit organisations, and think-tanks.
Is you workplace COVID aware? Australian Unions and ACTU Centre for Health and Safety has developed a range of fact sheets for workers, so you can ensure you and your workmates stay safe and healthy.