Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down

Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down

Updated March 19, 2018 18:31:51 Photo: New jobs may be booming, but a combination of unemployment and underemployment treading the same path is keeping wages growth low. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) The jobs market continues to be one of the more perplexing points of contention in the Australian economy. This …

Cutting company tax and red tape are key to jobs and wage growth

Cutting company tax and red tape are key to jobs and wage growth

By Daniel Wild Posted March 25, 2018 06:00:00 Photo: Australians have less in their pockets as wages stagnate and expenses rise. (ABC News) On the surface, Australia’s economy is performing well. Gross domestic product grew by a healthy 2.4 per cent last year, adding to the 25-plus unbroken years of …