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Australia’s great wage stagnation continues

Australia’s great wage stagnation continues

Another quarter, and more bad news for Australia's private sector workers with wage stagnation continuing.

Morrison wants to legalise religious discrimination

Morrison wants to legalise religious discrimination

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister says he would like religious schools to be able to hire and fire staff according to their personal beliefs. Plus, Ray Hadley says sorry. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

US to take on wage stagnation, while debate here goes in circles

US to take on wage stagnation, while debate here goes in circles

US economists and policymakers are sufficiently concerned about wage stagnation to investigate the impact of corporate power. Meantime, here it's a chorus of Pollyannas.

Five years of Liberal wage stagnation as pay undershoots again

Five years of Liberal wage stagnation as pay undershoots again

Wage stagnation for Australian workers continued in the June quarter, with private sector employees falling behind inflation. It's become a hallmark of this Coalition government.

Wage growth shocker leaves workers struggling to keep up

Wage growth shocker leaves workers struggling to keep up

Another bad wages growth number shows Australian workers struggling to keep ahead of inflation, and in some major sectors, going backwards, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Health pay the only bright spot as private sector wages flatline

Health pay the only bright spot as private sector wages flatline

RBA governor Philip Lowe still insists growth will appear but it will take a long time.

Latest wages figures put pressure on government forecasts

Latest wages figures put pressure on government forecasts

Wages growth -- long forecast to lift this financial year -- remains stuck at 2%, giving the lie to Treasury and RBA forecasts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Weak wages and a dud BHP result spell more trouble for Morrison

Weak wages and a dud BHP result spell more trouble for Morrison

Wages growth is so low it is underperforming budget forecasts, which is bad news for the budget -- and the BHP result will add to Treasurer Scott Morrison's woes, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Strong labour market growth now in the rearview mirror

Strong labour market growth now in the rearview mirror

Employment growth is clearly weakening again even as wage growth continues to plumb new lows. It all points to the RBA considering another rate cut, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Wage pressures subsiding at an intriguing stage of the economic debate

Wage pressures subsiding at an intriguing stage of the economic debate

Wage pressures appear to have abated, but it doesn't necessarily mean there'll be more cuts to interest rates.