Minimum wage

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/01/why-boycottharveynorman-is-trending/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/26/report-finds-pay-rise-for-one-in-four-workers-critical-to-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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/24/i-live-week-to-week-what-a-minimum-wage-increase-means-for-workers/

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?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/19/what-can-be-done-about-low-wages/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/30/whos-trying-to-stop-you-getting-a-pay-rise/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/09/making-the-case-for-a-living-wage/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/27/christmas-sparkle-on-a-small-spend/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/01/member-benefits-update-july-2020/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/21/the-minimum-wage-will-increase-2020/

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…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2018/07/11/the-minimum-wage-should-be-a-living-wage/