Are young people getting a pay rise?


Are young people getting a pay rise? The peak body for unions in Australia has launched a nationwide campaign to scrap junior wages and give 18-20-year-olds the same minimum wage as everyone else. In case you didn’t know, Australia’s laws legally allow young workers – meaning those under 21 – to be paid less than their older co-workers, even if they are performing the same job. Unions are wanting to change that, so can it be done? We’ll explore the answer in today’s deep dive.

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