Union Advocates for Real Wages Cuts!

I’ve been enjoying a period of annual leave but today I got word the Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) was advocating for real wages cuts! (source) Wage increases in Australia are determined by varying methods. Award wages determine the minimum wage and increases are made on an annual basis by the Fair Work Commission after considering […]

We Treat the Unemployed with Disdain

It’s Thursday and I have decided I will write three posts a week. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Today’s post continues on from yesterdays Unemployment is a Political Choice which described when, why, and how we started counting the unemployed. How it began in an era of Full Employment where the Australian Government aimed for spending […]