Minimum wage rise wasted on women, says government

The government has resorted to 1970s-style “breadwinner” arguments to urge against a minimum wage rise that would benefit women and young people.

In a staggering submission to the Fair Work Commission, the government has urged against a minimum wage rise because it will benefit married women, young workers and people in “temporary” low-paid work.

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/turnbull-government-warns-fair-work-commission-against-excessive-minimum-wage-rise-20170329-gv9azu
https://www.crikey.com.au/2017/03/30/minimum-wage-rise-wasted-on-women-says-government/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=30032017

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