If we need to cut wages, let’s look at the fat cats

Crikey readers talk South Australia's looming election and where to start with cutting wages.


Crikey says: Re. “Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings” (yesterday). We said Leigh Sales returned to the ABC 7.30 desk last week — as she’s since pointed out, she’s been fronting the program for most of the summer ahead of her maternity leave break from next week. Sorry, Leigh!

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2 thoughts on “If we need to cut wages, let’s look at the fat cats

  1. Mick Handcock

    David Edmunds – a well thought and terrific response to a seemingly continuous cycle – that of bash the salaried man for trying to negotiate a “living wage” whilst simultaneously pocketing unspeakable amounts of cash and rewards for little or no result.

    For sure if the CEO and top managers perform to a high expectation and produce results for the share holders they deserve fair remuneration, with bonuses even.

    But the workers deserve a living wage -= call it corporate social responsibility if you must but just be fair. That is all.

  2. CML

    Bravo! David Edmunds. Couldn’t have put it better myself!!

    And Geoffrey Heard – as someone who lives in SA, I applaud your comments. Absolutely correct!

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