Sydney Business Insights

Tag: Minimum wage

Explainer: how wage growth contributes to the economy

There are economic arguments to be had for ensuring an appropriate rate of growth of real wages.

More low-paid work is part of the problem, not the solution

Employer organisations such as the Australian Retailers Association, supported by the federal government, have recently argued that wages for Australia’s lowest-paid workers should be increased by less than inflation. This would mean a cut in real wages. But none of their assertions are sustained by evidence or research.


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