Wage-cutting Strategies in the Mining Industry

The Cost to Workers and Communities

Ausralia’s resource sector is vital tour national prosperity, historically delivering good paying jobs to workers in regional and rural Australia.

But increasingly, these jobs are being casualised, and in many cases replaced with contractual labour, procured through labour-hire. This report explores the broader economic impact of these wage-cutting strategies that are increasingly prevalent in this key sector.

March 2020
Dr. Stephen Whelan