7 things New Zealand can teach Australia about workplace reform

Australia can learn a lot from the leadership of the Ardern Government — from policy reform to address stagnant wages, to building more inclusive workplaces.

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1 // Industry bargaining agreements

2 // Pay equity

3 // Annual increases to the minimum wage

Minimum wage as a percentage of wages of the median full-time worker

4 // Restoring employee and union rights to collectively bargain

5 // Greater protections against unfair dismissal for labour hire and agency workers

6 // The “living wage” movement

7 // Ten days paid domestic violence leave for workers

CFW, housed within the Australia Institute, conducts and publishes progressive economic research on work, employment, and labour markets. https://www.futurework

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