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KEEPING WAGES LOW IS A DELIBERATE DESIGN OF THIS LIBERAL GOVERNMENT

March 08, 2019

Mathias Cormann on Sky News this morning revealed the Liberals are the party for keeping your wages low.

In response to a question on the fact that wages growth is low under the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government, Minister Cormann responded it was “deliberate”.

“That is a deliberate design feature of our economic architecture.”
SKY NEWS, AM AGENDA, FRIDAY, 8 MARCH 2019

Under this Government, everything is going up except for wages.

As Treasurer and now Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has presided over the lowest wages growth since records began, and yet he wants to further cut the wages of hard working Australians by getting rid of their penalty rates.

They have no plan in place to deal with increasing insecure work and the more than 1 million underemployed Australians.

National Accounts figures released this week show real wages continue to go backwards under the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison government.

With average compensation per employee growing at 1.7 per cent over the year and profits growing at 11 per cent, it is clear the gap between wages and profits is widening.

This Government doesn’t have a single policy to grow wages and reduce inequality, they simply have a plan to keep wages low.

Australians deserve a pay rise – and they aren’t getting one under Scott Morrison and his Liberals.

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