Whenever the chance to advocate for higher wages arises, the Morrison government declines | Greg Jericho

Whenever the chance to advocate for higher wages arises, the Morrison government declines | Greg Jericho

The Guardian

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The government and business groups say they want stronger wage growth, but they never do anything that would actually see wages really grow

In a move that will shock no one, the government, which on Wednesday was crowing about the news that the IMF had upgraded its outlook for Australia, is also arguing against any substantial increase in the minimum wage.

As the Australia Institute’s Alison Pennington noted, contradiction is a standard position when the government talks about the economy.

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