Bernard Keane December 7, 2017 3 Comments
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.
Alan Austin November 23, 2017 3 Comments
The US debt has shot up almost $65 billion in two weeks. These, and other numbers, are raising eyebrows among observers.
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.
Charlie Lewis November 3, 2017 8 Comments
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.
Helen Razer October 26, 2017 20 Comments
Forget what you hear about the need for constant change in industry: it's all about staying exactly the same.
Alan Austin October 20, 2017 6 Comments
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.
Alan Austin October 12, 2017 13 Comments
Australian workers are suffering from declining entitlements, despite record corporate profits and high commodity prices.
Alan Austin October 4, 2017 3 Comments
Trump's economic shortbus trundles along, but just barely.
Bernard Keane September 25, 2017 1 Comment
If you want a pay rise, probably best to avoid mining and construction for the moment, and probably not go to Western Australia either. Instead, look for a job in the power industry.
Bernard Keane September 20, 2017 17 Comments
Ignore the employment doomsayers -- chances are we're going to run out of workers before automation causes mass unemployment.