The new line from the business lobby is that our economic growth is "just luck". In fact the refusal of politicians to obey their demands has been crucial to that "luck".
Employers remain committed to undermining wages growth despite the evidence that wage stagnation is undermining both the economy and our political system.
Australia's businesses should be allowed to compete in a free-trade environment, writes James Pearson, CEO, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Business has come out swinging at critics of the company tax cut -- but its attack is riddled with flaws.
It'd be fine for business to lecture the rest of us about public policy if they weren't busy trashing billions in shareholder wealth. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Far from being "crippled" or "killed" by penalty rates, Australia's cafe and restaurant sector is growing so fast it will soon overtake manufacturing.
Industry groups say penalty rates should be wound back to "protect small business". This is nonsense, say Giri Sivaraman and Alana Heffernan of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Last year was the second lowest year for industrial disputes since records began. So much for business claims it would lead to industrial chaos.
While business demands lower wages, the current system has delivered a real wages cut to Australian workers, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
The newspapers didn't want to publish a joint op-ed by business lobbyist Peter Anderson and unions boss Ged Kearney on the need to upskill Australian workers. Crikey is happy to.