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Liberal jobs boom gets second wind (but it’s still not shifting wages)

Liberal jobs boom gets second wind (but it’s still not shifting wages)

Employment is once again growing very strongly — especially in NSW. So why are they getting zero credit for it from voters?

How business commentators are failing Australian universities

How business commentators are failing Australian universities

Mark Bouris recently had some strong words on graduate employment rates. But strong words are better when they're backed by evidence.

What Morrison gets wrong on jobs growth

What Morrison gets wrong on jobs growth

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's spurious employment figures, Kevin Andrews, and public art.

Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Morrison’s anti-corruption body lands with a thud

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed anti-corruption body has been met with scepticism by crossbenchers, and a report recommends a massive overhaul of employment services. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Stressed, depressed and working less: why it’s time to stop ignoring underemployment

Stressed, depressed and working less: why it’s time to stop ignoring underemployment

As part-time work skyrockets, so too does underemployment. But what can we do about this, and what effect is it having on our mental health?

Inflation could soon have the galahs squawking

Inflation could soon have the galahs squawking

If the June quarter Consumer Price Index data indicates the slightest shift in inflation, monetary policy obsessives will be raging about the need for a rate rise.

Jobs data shows how heavily we’re relying on health and education

Jobs data shows how heavily we’re relying on health and education

Healthcare and education provided much of the strong jobs growth in 2017, but it's slowed right down this year. Will we see a permanent transition away from these key sectors?

Is Victoria’s new jail time for bad bosses just a meaningless gesture?

Is Victoria’s new jail time for bad bosses just a meaningless gesture?

Victorian Labor has grabbed headlines by threatening to send dodgy bosses to jail, but it might not be so easy to put in action.

Business cockiness further undermines government’s wage fantasy

Business cockiness further undermines government’s wage fantasy

A major employer survey makes a mockery of the government's insistence wages growth is going to start any day now.

The female workforce revolution is finally arriving

The female workforce revolution is finally arriving

Unusually, the Turnbull government has presided over policies that have driven strong growth in female employment. We should get used to it.