Alan Austin October 12, 2017 13 Comments
Australian workers are suffering from declining entitlements, despite record corporate profits and high commodity prices.
Bernard Keane September 21, 2017 2 Comments
Employers remain convinced the biggest problem in Australia is not being able to slash workers' wages, despite real wages falls.
Bernard Keane September 11, 2017
Treasury has a mixed record of forecasting key economic stats -- and it struggles on the ones that count.
Bernard Keane September 11, 2017 9 Comments
Despite Scott Morrison's insistence, there's no link between company profits and higher wages. In fact, if there is a link, it may be a negative one.
Crikey September 8, 2017 1 Comment
Australian pollies love to say wages growth is a J-curve, but is it necessarily true that what goes down must go up again? Benard Keane and Glenn Dyer think perhaps not.
Bernard Keane September 1, 2017 8 Comments
All signs are that the economy is building strength, but workers don't feel like it because of stagnant wages. And that's a crimp on the government's communication plans, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bernard Keane August 16, 2017 6 Comments
Australians' wages continued to stagnate in the June quarter, with none of the growth promised by the government and economists yet showing up.
Crikey June 2, 2017 6 Comments
Capital expenditure has fallen 33% since the Coalition came to office in September 2013. No wonder growth is struggling, writes opposition finance spokesman Jim Chalmers.
Bernard Keane May 26, 2017 19 Comments
An economic slowdown will be the result of the business community's relentless campaign against wages growth.
Bernard Keane May 18, 2017 30 Comments
Where have all the advocates of wage cuts gone? Australian workers are too highly paid, business insisted for decades. Now wages are falling, and there's silence.