Minimum wage

Unions win pay rise for over 2 million workers

Date Published: 30/06/2021
Category: Minimum wage

Over two million workers are set to get a 2.5% pay rise after a hard-fought campaign by Australian unions.

Why #BoycottHarveyNorman is trending and how you can get behind it

Date Published: 01/06/2021
Category: Minimum wage

Union led protests demanding a pay rise for working Australians have sparked a wave of online support to #BoycottHarveyNorman

Report finds pay rise for one in four workers critical to economic recovery

Date Published: 26/05/2021
Category: Minimum wage

A new report released by independent think tank Per Capita shows an increase to the minimum wage is critical to Australia’s economic recovery

“I live week to week”, what a minimum wage increase means for workers

Date Published: 24/05/2021
Category: Economic recovery Minimum wage

If we want our economy to recover, working people need a pay rise – three workers share what a minimum wage increase would mean to them.

What can be done about low wages? The answer is simple.

Date Published: 19/05/2021
Category: Minimum wage

A minimum wage increase will improve the lives of millions of Australians, but employer groups are trying to block it. What can be done?

Who’s trying to stop you getting a pay rise?

Date Published: 30/04/2021
Category: Minimum wage

We’ve rounded up the last five years of Annual Wage Review submissions to see who is trying to stop you from getting a pay rise

Making the case for a living wage

Date Published: 09/04/2021
Category: Analysis Minimum wage 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: Analysis Minimum wage

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