The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

Submission on Minimum Wage (Abolition of Age Discrimination) Bill 2006


  • Caritas supports removing wage discrimination between 16-17 year-olds and those over 18.
  • Caritas would also support wage protections being offered to those under 16.
  • Caritas is concerned by the employment conditions faced by many young workers.

See also the 2010 submission on children's employment.

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