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Caring for children is no picnic, say workers

Story Published: 18 Nov 2012

THOSE charged with looking after Australia's infants and toddlers earn about $10 less than the average Australian wage.

$15 pay rise for pensioners on way

Story Published: 3 Mar 2014

PENSIONERS can expect an extra $15 in their pocket when government payments go up in line with inflation later this...

Miners make the most per week, says ABS

Story Published: 16 Aug 2013

MINERS are still the best paid Aussies, while retail workers are at the bottom of the pile when it comes to weekly...

Qld Labor votes against MPs massive pay rises

Story Published: 29 Mar 2014

THE Queensland Labor Caucus has voted against supporting the politician pay rise set by the independent remuneration...

Ombudsman to contact up to 7000 food outlets over pay issues

Story Published: 18 Nov 2013

UP TO 7000 food outlets can expect a letter this week as part of a three-year campaign by the Fair Work Ombudsman to ensure...

The importance of being fair

Story Published: 16 Dec 2011

THE Fair Work Ombudsman has recently recovered almost a quarter of a million dollars in outstanding wages and entitlements...

Retail businesses beware

Story Published: 11 Jan 2012

MORE than 750 workers at retail stores throughout Australia have received an unexpected bonus - more than half a million...

Workers retrieve pay

Story Published: 17 Jan 2012

MORE than half a million dollars in back-pay was recovered for Australian retail workers during a Fair Work Ombudsman...

Four months of pay 'farce'

Story Published: 28 Jan 2012

THE Australian Workers' Union has threatened to take Childers-based SP Exports to Fair Work Australia after reports up to...

Old-fashioned apprentice system is killing trades

Story Published: 1 Mar 2013

POOR pay is deterring young people from taking on a trade, with research showing some apprentices are living below the...

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