January 24, 2018 7
A major employer survey makes a mockery of the government's insistence wages growth is going to start any day now.
January 22, 2018 8
Unusually, the Turnbull government has presided over policies that have driven strong growth in female employment. We should get used to it.
January 15, 2018 3
Unfortunately for spruikers of company tax cuts, the news from the US isn't as promising as they would like you to believe.
December 7, 2017 3
Much of the big surge in jobs growth this year has come in the health sector. But it also appears to be the result of a flexible economy -- and while we've always been told that's good, it comes with its own problems.
November 23, 2017 3
The US debt has shot up almost $65 billion in two weeks. These, and other numbers, are raising eyebrows among observers.
November 17, 2017 5
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.
November 3, 2017 8
The Australian Council of Trade Unions' call for a living wage in Australia goes against what they've asked for for the last 20 years, according to one of Australia's pre-eminent workplace academics.
October 26, 2017 20
Forget what you hear about the need for constant change in industry: it's all about staying exactly the same.
October 20, 2017 6
The Employment Minister tends to boast impressive figures in her monthly report on jobs growth, but just a little digging turns up a lot of fool's gold.
October 12, 2017 13
Australian workers are suffering from declining entitlements, despite record corporate profits and high commodity prices.