Farmers can afford to pay their workers more - union

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
January 19 2021 - 8:00am
The payment of above award rates for shearers is proof farmers can afford to pay more, according to the Australian Workers' Union.

Union officials say farmers are already paying above award rates to secure shearers as proof they can afford to pay more.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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