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Telstra investors are not the only ones revolting over CEO pay

Telstra investors are not the only ones revolting over CEO pay

Telstra's chairman John Mullen told its investors on Tuesday that chief executives are paid too much. His shareholders agreed and delivered the biggest pay revolt in corporate history at the telecom’s annual meeting in Sydney.

  • by Colin Kruger & Jennifer Duke

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Australian millennials get smaller pay rises than their colleagues
Workplace

Australian millennials get smaller pay rises than their colleagues

Australia’s younger workers are missing out when it comes to pay rises, but survey reveals pay isn't everything when it comes to their career.

  • by Chris Pash
Amazon sweetens pay rise for warehouse workers after uproar
Amazon

Amazon sweetens pay rise for warehouse workers after uproar

Amazon's recent pay rise announcement was initially lauded, then criticised when the details came out - so the tech giant has sweetened the deal.

  • by Spencer Soper
It was meant as a career boost. Now academics say there's no way out
University

It was meant as a career boost. Now academics say there's no way out

A strike is brewing at the University of Canberra for the first time in more than 10 years as tensions climb over pay and "crushing" pressure on academics.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Crust franchisee faces court over underpaying student staff
Retail Food Group

Crust franchisee faces court over underpaying student staff

Ombudsman alleges underpayments at a Crust Pizza outlet, including one staff member short-changed $30,000.

  • by Emma Koehn
The sting in the tail: How Amazon is paying for its pay rises
Amazon

The sting in the tail: How Amazon is paying for its pay rises

Amazon was praised for hiking its minimum wage - now it has revealed how it will help pay for the rise.

  • by Spencer Soper
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Company makes four-day working week permanent after trial

Company makes four-day working week permanent after trial

Employees opting in to the four-day week will be eligible for a weekly "rest day", provided they meet their weekly productivity objectives, and will still be paid for five days.

  • by Anuja Nadkarni
Palaszczuk defends top Queensland bureaucrat pay
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Palaszczuk defends top Queensland bureaucrat pay

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the pay packets given to the state's top public servants are appropriate, despite many earning more than she does.

  • by Stuart Layt
Labor to force companies to reveal CEO to employee pay ratio
Domino's Pizza

Labor to force companies to reveal CEO to employee pay ratio

Companies will be forced to report a CEO-employee pay ratio under a Labor plan to crackdown on executive pay packet transparency.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
How economists lost their fear of minimum wage rises
Opinion
Opinion

How economists lost their fear of minimum wage rises

Do rises in the minimum wage come at the expense of jobs? In recent years, economists have changed their tune.

  • by Ross Gittins
'Wrong time': Retailers slam penalty rates increase for casuals
Fair Work

'Wrong time': Retailers slam penalty rates increase for casuals

Casual retail workers who clock on after 6pm on weeknights and on Saturdays have won a penalty rate increase.

  • by Emma Koehn