The NSW Government is capping the pay of exhausted essential workers below the cost of living.
NSW can be a state that recognises the value of its essential workers by providing good pay and conditions.
Not just to ensure high quality public services, but because it is the right thing to do.
The Government could do this tomorrow – if they wanted to.
If they won’t act, we will.
At the 2023 NSW state election we have an opportunity to vote them out.
We can make the treatment of essential workers a defining issue that ALL parties must act on.
Essential workers are the ones most in demand in the NSW labour market.
Read the latest Labour supply and essential worker shortages in key health, education and transport occupations report by David Peetz 2023 here.