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Industrial action threatened after public sector wage increases slashed – Sydney Morning Herald

Unions NSW described the decision, which affects workers such as nurses and teachers, as “economic vandalism” and warned of potential industrial action.



Those terms were rejected by the Parliament and the government turned to the industrial umpire to resolve the dispute.
Following the decision, a first year corrections officer can now expect an extra $3.80 per week, with no guarantee wage increases will return to previous rates.
NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay described the IRC decision as a “kick in the guts” for workers.Credit:Kate Geraghty
The IRC found that employees “do not come into these proceedings with an entitlement to a particular wage…

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