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Topic: wage stagnation
US example makes a mockery of Australia’s wage denialists

US example makes a mockery of Australia’s wage denialists

Claims that minimum wage increases hurt employment have now been completely discredited. Time for advocates of wage stagnation to find another argument.

Outbreak of the wage wars leaves Coalition and its apologists flat-footed

Outbreak of the wage wars leaves Coalition and its apologists flat-footed

Wages growth has surged onto the election agenda and the Coalition and business are visibly at a loss about how to respond to Labor's offensive.

Wage stagnation is the front line of a class war

Wage stagnation is the front line of a class war

Business' refusal to pay higher wages, and the indifference of policymakers towards the issue, is an act of economic warfare by wealthy elites against ordinary people.

Morrison’s recession hysteria comes back to bite him as economy softens

Morrison’s recession hysteria comes back to bite him as economy softens

Scott Morrison has been hysterically talking about a Labor recession. Instead, the economy has stalled since he became prime minister.

Ready for another decade of stagnant wages?

Ready for another decade of stagnant wages?

Without bigger and more militant unions, Australian workers will go at least a decade without decent wage rises.

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?

Should we treat agriculture like any other industry?

Should we treat agriculture like any other industry?

Crikey readers discuss Labor's proposed milk floor price and wage stagnation.

Wage stagnation continues, but low inflation means real wages growth

Wage stagnation continues, but low inflation means real wages growth

Poor wages growth is continuing for most Australian workers but very low inflation means real wages are up, even if they don't feel like it.

Underwhelmed households leave Reserve Bank adrift on key forecasts

Underwhelmed households leave Reserve Bank adrift on key forecasts

The Reserve Bank admits that its economic forecasts are hostage to a sluggish household sector struggling with poor wages growth and falling house prices.