July 24th AI Group Newsletter

You can view the July 24th AI Group Newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Union Budget claims highlight need for tighter bargaining laws
  • Workforce participation key to childcare reform
  • Industry alliance calls for gas market reform
  • B20 highlights common challenges for international business
  • Healthy workplaces = increased productivity
  • Managing discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • Take part in Australian Engineering Week


July AI Group Newsletter

You can view the July Ai Group newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • Industry involvement secures positive result on carbon tax repeal
  • Financial System Inquiry needs wider view on business lending market
  • Don’t miss BIZassistBriefings webcasts
  • The New Leader
  • SA Business Survey: how are you managing change?
  • Doing business with Malaysia




Statement by Innes Willox
Chief Executive Australian Industry Group

 “The Australian Industry Group today reminded employers of two key changes that take effect from tomorrow, 1 July. The first is the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review increase and the second is an increase in the Superannuation Guarantee. As well, the carbon tax rises tomorrow to $25.40 per tonne unless the current legislation is repealed,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox said today.

“Operative from 1 July 2014, award wage rates for full-time adult employees will be increased by 3 per cent and the National Minimum Wage will be increased to $640.90 per week or $16.87 per hour.

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