ACBC_Media Release_Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage


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Catholic Church Calls for Boost in Minimum Wage

The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations has told the Fair Work Commission that the minimum wage is “manifestly inadequate” and hundreds of thousands of families are living in or threatened by poverty.


“The level and depth of child poverty in working families is scandalous,” the ACCER submission says.


“It is scandalous because Australia can do better and because it is, to a substantial degree, the result of wage decisions of national wage-setting tribunals over the past two decades which have cut the relative wages of minimum wage-dependent workers.”

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