Low wage rise denied

Labor has blasted Malcolm Turnbull’s “callous disregard” for workers after the Federal Government failed to push for an increase to the minimum wage.

Opposition leader Bill Shorten said the government’s submission to the Fair Work Commission did not support a wage increase for low-paid workers.

“When Mr Turnbull says he cares about the battlers, you know he’s having a lend of you,” he said yesterday.

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