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Facts defy Fair Work Commission’s bizarre minimum wage logic

Facts defy Fair Work Commission’s bizarre minimum wage logic

The Fair Work Commission has reduced wage increases for the one in five Australians on minimum wages, reflecting a complete misunderstanding of the state of the economy.

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Good morning, early birds. Anthony Albanese's new Labor leadership team has made its debut, and not everyone is happy with the Fair Work Commission's minimum wage increase. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor caves on surveillance laws

Labor caves on surveillance laws

Good morning, early birds. Labor helps the Coalition pass unprecedented surveillance laws. Plus, the Fair Work Commission gets inundated by employer-friendly appointments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How the meaning of bullying has changed

How the meaning of bullying has changed

Crikey readers discuss workplace bullying, Fraser Anning and other stories of the day.

Cricket Australia sacking: what are your rights when you’re fired for tweeting?

Cricket Australia sacking: what are your rights when you’re fired for tweeting?

There has been shock at the revelations that Cricket Australia has fired a woman for her non-work-related tweets. What are her options?

Does raising the minimum wage put bosses off hiring new staff?

Does raising the minimum wage put bosses off hiring new staff?

On the very last day that the FWC was doing consultation for its next wage decision, the RBA published a study showing that rising minimum wages don’t hurt employment.

Scenes from a wage case

Scenes from a wage case

Retailers, apparently oblivious to irony or self-preservation, want wages cut because people aren't spending much in shops.

Crikey Worm: Labor winds back minimum wage plan

Crikey Worm: Labor winds back minimum wage plan

Good morning, early birds. Federal Labor has walked back a plan to peg the minimum wage to the median Australian wage. Plus, previously suppressed documents have been revealed in the Geoffrey Rush defamation case. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Uni staff get harsh lessons in hardball negotiation tactics

Uni staff get harsh lessons in hardball negotiation tactics

Murdoch University has applied to the Fair Work Commission to terminate its current agreement with staff. It says it doesn't play to cut their pay, but the precedent set by other industries suggests that is exactly what could be on the cards.

The Press Council, Fair Work and the other toothless tigers supposedly protecting Australians

The Press Council, Fair Work and the other toothless tigers supposedly protecting Australians

Wanna do what you want, when you want, because you wanna? Just make sure the rules you break are enforced by these guys.