Minimum wage

Making the case for a living wage

Date Published: 09/04/2021 Category: Minimum wage Opinion Working life

A real, meaningful increase to the minimum wage is not only the right thing to do, but makes plenty of sense, writes Chloe Ward.

Christmas sparkle on a small spend

Date Published: 27/11/2020 Category: Minimum wage

The festive season brings fun, joy and celebration. And we could all do with plenty of that in 2020! Christmas can also mean splashing the cash – although this year could be different. Research by industry super fund-owned ME Bank shows 77% of Australians are taking a more cautious approach to spending during the pandemic.

Member Benefits Update July 2020

Date Published: 01/07/2020 Category: Member Benefits Minimum wage

Happy July, dear readers, and welcome to this month’s edition of your Member Benefits Update.

The minimum wage will increase 2020

Date Published: 21/06/2020 Category: Minimum wage Opinion

Each year, Australian Unions works to increase the minimum wage for all workers.

The minimum wage should be a living wage

Date Published: 11/07/2018 Category: Minimum wage Workers rights

Australia’s a great place to live with a high standard of living, and we want to keep it that way. A cornerstone of our way of life is a decent wage – not just a minimum wage but a living wage. A decent wage that includes penalty rates, overtime allowances and paid leave. A national…