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Increase to minimum wage

Increase to minimum wage

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Call from Unions

Unions are calling for a 6 per cent increase to the minimum wage, to ensure our lowest paid workers across the Western District are given a fair go.

Figures show the current minimum still leaves some full-time workers in relative poverty, while overall wage growth has barely averaged 2 per cent since the Coalition came to office.

ACTU Secretary, Sally McManus, says the situation is unacceptable, and a pay rise would not only benefit local workers but also our community.

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