Bernard Keane November 22, 2017 12 Comments
If business is to blame for wage stagnation, what role do investors play? The Reserve Bank has a view, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.
Crikey November 22, 2017 4 Comments
TAFE and VET students -- a significant portion of whom are from poorer backgrounds -- are still being slogged with upfront fees.
Bernard Keane November 20, 2017 9 Comments
Business says company tax cuts will lead to more investment and jobs. American CEOs are most honest -- they'll use it to boost their own pay. And history shows they're right.
Bernard Keane November 17, 2017 5 Comments
If the government can stop obsessing about itself for five minutes, it might realise it can't keep pretending wages growth is just around the corner.
Jason Murphy November 17, 2017 9 Comments
The important thing is that even with the $22 million saving, the $100 million cost to the government is nowhere near the whole cost of the plebiscite.
Bernard Keane November 17, 2017 6 Comments
The mining industry says industrial relations reform is urgently needed to rein in mining unions. Wages growth data begs to differ.
Glenn Dyer November 15, 2017 5 Comments
Wages growth -- long forecast to lift this financial year -- remains stuck at 2%, giving the lie to Treasury and RBA forecasts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard Keane November 15, 2017 4 Comments
Are workers going to start seeing decent wage rises any time soon? We asked some economists and sector representatives -- and their views are very mixed.
Glenn Dyer November 14, 2017 3 Comments
Are shareholders and ticket clippers a weight on effective investment in the economy? The Reserve Bank seems to think so.
Bernard Keane November 14, 2017 10 Comments
Why have Western economies struggled with low wages growth in recent years? We asked economists and sector representatives for their perspective, and their answers varied widely.