9 Apr 2018

Cafes push up prices after minimum wage rise

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 9 April 2018

Expect to pay more for your coffee or eating out as the minimum wage rises. That's the warning from some businesses that have hiked prices to absorb the cost of a 75 cent increase in the minimum wage to $16.50 a hour. Consumers should brace for more, with the benchmark rate set to gradually rise to $20 an hour by 2021.