WA gov't to cap public sector wages

Latham, Chris
April 2009
Green Left Weekly;4/22/2009, Issue 791, p11
In this article the author discusses the policy of the Western Australia (WA) government to implement a cap on wage increases for public sector employees. The author says that according to WA treasurer Troy Buswell, future salary increases will depend on inflation and pegging wages to inflation would give the government about 500 million dollars savings. However, he says that workers are likely to see wage decline and that the policy does not directly affect the income side of government.


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