Per Capita Submission to the Review of the Workplace Relations Framework

March 13, 2015

Work and Workers

13 March 2015

By David Hetherington

The Productivity Commission is holding an inquiry to find if there is a good case for sensible and fair changes to Australia’s workplace relations framework.

Given that the review is intended to ensure any changes will mean higher living standards, better pay and more jobs, we recommend that the Productivity Commission take careful note of how the existing framework has delivered higher living standards for Australian workers, particularly relative to other developed countries where real wages have stagnated despite ongoing GDP growth, driving greater inequality.

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