AUSTRALIA MUST MAINTAIN A BALANCED, INDEPENDENTLY SET MINIMUM WAGE

Australian employers, employees and job-seekers need to be assured that the Fair Work umpire would remain truly independent in setting minimum wages if Labor wins government, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australia’s largest network of businesses said today.“For more than a century, minimum wages have been set by an independent body – not the Government, nor Parliament,” Australian Chamber CEO, James Pearson, said. Read more...