In this lopsided contest between workers and employers, workers need all the help they can get.
Jim Stanford is an economist and director of the Centre for Future Work at The Australia Institute. He is also the author of Economics for Everyone.
Take away the apps and these work practices are as old as capitalism.
23/08/2017 11:47 AM AEST
An overvalued currency is nothing to celebrate.
31/07/2017 1:23 PM AEST
The idea that they should just puff out their chests and demand a wage rise must seem like a joke to low-income earners.
20/06/2017 3:07 PM AEST
The only way isn't up.
01/06/2017 2:30 PM AEST
Scott Morrison's rose-coloured labour market assumptions will be sabotaged by his own government's war on workers and wages.
10/05/2017 1:36 PM AEST
The Vancouver tax has been undeniably effective in cooling the inflow of hot money into the regional housing market.
06/03/2017 11:28 AM AEDT
Lurking in the numbers are several signs that Australia's broader economic trajectory is still rather shaky.
01/03/2017 3:48 PM AEDT
The government's claims fall apart at every step.
28/11/2016 10:21 AM AEDT
The rise of anti-globalization sentiment, including in Australia, poses a big challenge to mainstream politicians who've been trumpeting the virtues of free trade for decades. Treasurer Scott Morrison...
11/10/2016 12:01 PM AEDT
Economists agree public infrastructure investments will be critical to Australia's economic adjustment to the downturn in mining. Capital spending by private companies is falling fast. Consumers, mean...
26/09/2016 10:43 AM AEST