Qantas chief Alan Joyce received nearly $2 million in the past financial year, as the airline purged thousands of staff due to the coronavirus.
BHP chief executive Mike Henry’s pay has more than doubled this year, mainly because of the vesting of long-term incentives awarded in 2016.
The owner of a Perth labour hire business has been slapped with a big fine for underpaying an international student over a two-year period.
Resources companies “burnt” by the last mining construction boom are offering big sign-on and retention bonuses rather than higher hourly rates — which is keeping a lid on wages growth.
The High Court has overturned a judgment that found a worker employed as a casual by a labour hire firm should be paid for annual, sick and other leave.
It won’t just be Gina Rinehart counting the ginormous piles of money generated by iron ore’s record price rise. Roy Hill staff could also be in for a huge bonus worth about 50 per cent of their pay.
Former Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop pocketed an eye-watering salary, twice the size of the one she earned as Australia’s foreign minster, with collapsed financier Greensill Capital.
Jeff Bezos is leaving the rest of the world behind when it comes to wealth accumulation.
Scott Carpenter and Sophie Alexander
The State’s Industrial Relations Commission has rejected calls for a wage freeze for WA’s lowest-paid workers, saying the economy had rebounded strongly from the depths of the pandemic chaos.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched Federal Court action against Woolworths for alleged underpayments to 70 managers totalling $1.1 million.
The Fair Work Commission has determined minimum wages will rise by $18.80 a week in its annual decision.
Some workers picking grapes and zucchinis on Australian farms are earning less than $1 per hour, with unions labelling worker exploitation near ubiquitous.
But a group powerful enough to challenge the supremacy of the tech titans is on the verge of taking action.
Ben Steverman, Laura Davison and William Horobin
Tax office figures show medical professionals top the list of earners in Australia, while seven of the country's top richest suburbs are in NSW.
WHO MADE THE LIST?: Tech, property and resource richest have put some big homegrown names among prestigious company.
The McGowan Government has refused to toss a lifeline to subcontractors employed on government projects run by the failed Pindan Group, fearing it would set a “dangerous” precedent.
In a bombshell survey, Australians have revealed a surprising new salary trend that experts say could be the norm within years.
A last-minute crisis meeting between the chief executive of Western Power and the boss of the electrical trades union failed to avert a strike.
The pay packets of workers on the east coast are growing much faster than they are in WA, which recorded the nation’s equal smallest rate of wage increases in the first three months of 2021.
Homes and businesses in the lower half of WA will be hit by blackouts this week after Western Power said its dispute with the Electrical Trades Union had forced it to cancel maintenance work.
About 800 workers are poised to down tools for 48 hours later this week after a meeting between the parties failed to reach a deal on the use of contractors.
Investors in Westfield shopping centre owner Scentre Group have cast a sizeable vote against executive pay at its annual general meeting.
Ousted Mineral Commodities chief executive Mark Caruso enjoyed remuneration of almost $1.6 million in 2020 as he braced to fight charges that could have landed him in jail for up to 20 years.
WA’s female leaders have dominated the top 50 spots on a new list revealing the wealth of Australia’s richest women.
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