Useful Links: Summary of Decision Annual Wage Review 2021–22 www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/decisions/2022-fwc-3501-summary.pdf Australian Council of Trade Unions www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/decisions/2022fwcfb113.pdf Ai GROUP SUBMISSION

Useful Links: Summary of Decision Annual Wage Review 2021–22 www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/decisions/2022-fwc-3501-summary.pdf Australian Council of Trade Unions www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/decisions/2022fwcfb113.pdf Ai GROUP SUBMISSION www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/submissions/c2022-1-aigroup-subs-draft-dets-2022-06-27.pdf AMWU SUBMISSION www.fwc.gov.au/documents/wage-reviews/2021-22/submissions/c2022-1-amwu-subs-draft-dets-2022-06-27.pdf ACCI SUBMISSION: www.australianchamber.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/ACCI-Annual-Wage-Review-2022-Second-reply-submission.pdf Australian Government Submission.docx Australian Government Submission.docx – Alternative Formats Having analysed these documents, please answer the following:

Question: The approach to minimum wage determination provided in the FWA is a hybrid of two key theoretical approaches to wage determination. The hybrid approach provided for the FWA aims to benefit the interest of both employees and employers. The 2021-22 minimum wage review decision of the FWC demonstrates that the aims of the FWA have been achieved. Critically evaluate this assertion with reference to:

–The contrasting interests in minimum wage determination are reflected in the submission of the (ACTU) Australian Council of Trade Union on one side and (Ai Group) Australian Industry Group and Australian Chamber of Commerce