Pay Parity Claims and Privatisation Agendas in Disability Serivce World

In early November workers from the community and social services sector in Victoria won the right to have a pay parity case heard by the federal industrial arbitrator, Fair Work Australia. If they are as successful as their Queensland counter parts, who achieved an increase of around 37% with a similar claim, this will result in a huge bill for a sector that is already described as underfunded and crisis-driven.

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