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Is Scott Morrison’s rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

Is Scott Morrison’s rhetoric stopping refugees from getting jobs?

A secret review into refugee employment reportedly urges the prime minister to adopt a new narrative.

Frydenberg’s choice: ego or stimulus?

Frydenberg’s choice: ego or stimulus?

When Wayne Swan had to choose between pride and supporting the economy, he opted for the latter. Now Josh Frydenberg faces a similar choice.

Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

When will Australia's rate-cutting frenzy end? It all depends on this week's jobs figures.

Life on Newstart means living your whole life behind the eight-ball

Life on Newstart means living your whole life behind the eight-ball

Being on Newstart doesn't just mean poverty. It can also mean losing the opportunities to ever escape it.

For some in Australia, unemployment is worse now than during the Great Depression

For some in Australia, unemployment is worse now than during the Great Depression

Can we really say Australia has "good" unemployment rate when 21% of Indigenous Australians can't find jobs?

Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

The labour market is finally starting to catch up with the slowing growth of the broader economy. How can we speed it up again?

Stagnant wages, stagnant economy — when will jobs start stagnating too?

Stagnant wages, stagnant economy — when will jobs start stagnating too?

The federal election might ensure that jobs growth stays strong for another month — but eventually it will succumb to gravity.

The federal-state Liberal split deepens

The federal-state Liberal split deepens

Crikey readers discuss the NSW-federal Liberal split, mistreatment of job-seekers and the SA Marshall government.

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.

Frydenberg spruiks jobs numbers while ignoring female underemployment

Frydenberg spruiks jobs numbers while ignoring female underemployment

The government can shout about strong jobs growth, but it completely ignores that underemployment among women has remained high for decades.