Minimum wage rise comes at good time for workers

Updated June 17 2022 - 8:19am, first published 7:41am
Workers' wage rise comes at good time

The Fair Work Commission's decision to increase the minimum wage by 5.2 per cent from July 1 could not have come at a better time for south-west workers now guaranteed $812 a week or $21.38 an hour. While the percentage has been criticised by employers, the quantum is quite small. It is just $1 an hour more or an extra $40 a week.

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