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Union membership continues decline

Union membership has dropped from 14.6% to 14.3% over the past two years, according to ABS data released today.

Labour costs plunge, working hours recover: ABS

Labour costs have now dropped by more than 9% in the past year, while working hours have started to recover, according to ABS statistics released this morning that measure more than six months of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.



COVID-19 slashes growth in hourly pay rates

The coronavirus pandemic has cut growth in the Wage Price Index in the private sector to the lowest level in its 23-year history, the ABS has confirmed today.

ABS reveals highest inflation since 2014

Drought, bushfires and pandemic panic-buying have contributed to the highest annual consumer price inflation since 2014, according to ABS quarterly data released today.

FWC urgently inserting pandemic leave into awards

The FWC has moved on its own initiative to introduce two weeks' unpaid "pandemic leave" for millions of award-covered workers, as the coronavirus crisis continues.

No acceleration in pay rises: ABS

Growth in private sector rates of pay excluding bonuses remained stagnant at the end of last year, but continued to outpace inflation, according to ABS data released today.

Drop in private sector pay growth: ABS

Growth in private sector rates of pay excluding bonuses has dropped to 2.2% a year, after being locked at 2.3% for 12 months, according to ABS data released today.

Give us the money or labour stats suffer: ABS

The head of the ABS has warned that statistics on the labour market, the economy and population will be at risk if the agency is hit with more funding cuts.