‘Worse than ever’: Australian bank culture has not improved since royal commission, staff say

‘Worse than ever’: Australian bank culture has not improved since royal commission, staff say

The Guardian

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Workers insist pay is still linked to hitting sales benchmarks and leaderboards to track sales are rife

The culture inside Australia’s banks has not improved in the two years since an overhaul of the scandal-prone sector was recommended by a royal commission, employees say.

In focus groups conducted for the Finance Sector Union, bank workers rejected statements from the Australian Banking Association’s chief executive, Anna Bligh, that employees were no longer being paid based on hitting sales benchmarks.

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