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Published: 14 August 2019 12:03pm
Growth in private sector rates of pay excluding bonuses is increasing at 2.3% a year, unchanged from the annual rise recorded in the previous two quarters, according to ABS data released today.
Published: 20 February 2019 12:48pm
Growth in private sector rates of pay excluding bonuses has edged up to 2.3% a year, the fastest annual rise in four years, according to ABS data released today.
Published: 20 December 2018 11:53am
Average wage increases in private sector agreements approved in the September quarter have reached 3% a year for the first time since 2016, according to Jobs Department data released today.
Published: 05 December 2018 12:18pm
Labour costs continue to fall as company profits and productivity rise, according to ABS data released today.
Published: 04 December 2018 11:12am
Newly-released ABS data confirms the stagnation of wage increases in the private sector, according to analysis by the Centre for Future Work.
Published: 29 November 2018 3:03pm
The legal definition of employee should be broadened to cover anyone who agrees to supply their labour, according to a new book on addressing Australia's wage stagnation.
Published: 19 November 2018 8:24am
The ACTU has released a new paper which argues that most casual workers get nowhere near the 25% loading due to them, instead receiving a "modest wage premium" of 4% to 5% more than permanent employees.
Published: 15 November 2018 11:32am
The push to criminalise so-called "wage theft" by employers might be a less effective deterrent than an increased number of civil prosecutions, according to a new academic paper.
Published: 13 November 2018 12:29pm
The gender pay gap has dropped from 24.7% to 21.3% over the past five years but many companies are still harbouring an "action gap", with policies in place but no accountability for implementing them, says the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Published: 18 October 2018 9:45am
RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle has offered a new partial explanation for wage stagnation: the "low level of voluntary job turnover".