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Women’s wages and the 2019-20 Annual Wage Review

Women’s wages and the 2019-20 Annual Wage Review

Introduction International Women’s Day (IWD) is now just a week away. A few days later, March 13th, is the deadline day for submissions to the Annual Wage Review (AWR) run by the Fair Work Commission (FWC). So, in this blog I review what is happening with wage suppression in Australia and focus on what the…

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Restoring Solidarity Bargaining: is it possible?

Restoring Solidarity Bargaining: is it possible?

Earlier this week, as the ACTU pointed out, the government’s mid year economic update (MYEFO) confirmed that the Morrison government continues to mislead everyone about wages and that wages would remain suppressed for some time into the future. More mainstream commentators are now linking this to other negative trends in the economy that amount to…

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Morrison government escalates class warfare

Morrison government escalates class warfare

Dear Friends, click here to listen to Caroline and I discuss the Morrison’s government’s intentions on behalf of employers to make the unFair Work Act even worse. Please like and share with your friends. 15 mins of Logie potential? #SoundCloud Yesterday the new Morrison government announced its review of the already unFair Work Act 2009,…

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