TITLE

WA gov't to cap public sector wages

AUTHOR(S)
Latham, Chris
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Green Left Weekly;4/22/2009, Issue 791, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
51404291

 

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