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Monday November 19, 2018

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Better Productivity Means Higher Wages
Infrastructure
Wednesday October 25 2017

Better Productivity Means Higher Wages

For wages to increase and living standards to be maintained there must be a new wave of productivity growth, Treasurer Scott Morrison argues.

Australian Wages Growth at Record Low
Business
Friday August 18 2017

Australian Wages Growth at Record Low

Wages growth remains at a record low 1.9 per cent, and with only a gradual improvement expected in the coming months economists are forecasting no moves...

One in Six Architects Underpaid
Business
Friday June 9 2017

One in Six Architects Underpaid

At least one in six architecture firms are paying their employees rates which are less than the minimum to which workers are entitled under award rates...

Report Highlights Gender Pay Gap
Business
Thursday June 8 2017

Report Highlights Gender Pay Gap

A new report has called for a national target to close the gender pay gap and for gender pay equity to be enshrined in workplace laws.

Construction Wages Stuck Despite Record Staff Demand
Business
Monday June 5 2017

Construction Wages Stuck Despite Record Staff Demand

Wages and salaries in the construction sector appear set to remain stuck at around current levels despite record levels of building industry employment, the latest survey...

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay
Business
Thursday February 9 2017

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay

Unions in Queensland could be set to pursue millions of dollars’ worth of back pay claims on behalf of apprentices following a ruling that apprentices should...

The Perks of Mobile Field Technology
Technology
Tuesday November 29 2016

The Perks of Mobile Field Technology

The last few years have seen an avalanche of mobile field-technology options that promise to help construction-industry professionals address job-site needs. Many mobile tech solutions, however,...

Australia Stuck in Wage Stagnation
Business
Friday November 18 2016

Australia Stuck in Wage Stagnation

low wages growth is a problem for economists trying to explain it, and an even bigger problem for politicians trying to work out what to do...

Australia’s Cleaning Worker Abuse Shame
Strata
Tuesday August 30 2016

Australia’s Cleaning Worker Abuse Shame

When a labour hire organisation approaches you to supply workers at $25 per hour regardless of the time of day, you might have reason to be...

Mining
Aug 21 2018
BHP Sends Work Offshore, Angers Union

BHP has awarded a major steelwork contract for its new South Flank mine in the central Pilbara to a Chinese company, drawing the ire of the...

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Business
Jan 10 2018
Engineering Change on the Gender Gap

Deepa Kundur is the chair of the Division of Engineering Science at the University of Toronto, and a professor in its Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department...

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