Shorten's pay rise for foreign workers is a bad idea say meat processors

Vernon Graham
By Vernon Graham
Updated April 29 2019 - 7:19am, first published April 24 2019 - 7:00am
SILLY BILLY: Meat processors say Bill Shorten's promise to give foreign workers a 21pc pay rise will hurt a major regional employer and do nothing to get more locals into the workforce.

Australia's peak post-farmgate meat body has slammed Labor's election pledge to give workers from overseas an $11,000-a-year pay rise.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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