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The Harvester judgement : an historical assessment

Macarthy, Peter


The Basic Wage is considered to be the ethical element in Australia's complex and legalistic system of wage determination; the application of the philosophy of a 'fair go' to the lowest paid adult male worker. More than any other moment in time, November 1907 is seen as the occasion when society acknowledged its obligation to guarantee the unskilled man a definite minimum standard of living. Higgins spelled out carefully yet categorically the imperative of the Living Wage; and by...[Show more]

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Date published: 1967
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d76339d89151


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