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NSW government wins battle to freeze pay of public servants for 12 months during pandemic – The Guardian

The Industrial Relations Commission has supported the government’s plan to prioritise job creation, the NSW treasurer says

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Unions will consider legal and industrial action after what they say was a diabolical and disgraceful decision by the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission to award a 0.3% pay rise to public sector workers.
The commission made its decision on Thursday after the NSW government had pushed for a controversial 12-month freeze on public sector wages.
The Berejiklian government argued it needed to pause the regular 2.5% annual pay rise to guarantee jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic and free …

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