minimum wage

gettyimages-1386010216.jpg

With the cost of living rising, housing interest rates going up and financial markets in turmoil, the following UNSW Sydney experts are available to comment on economic issues.

Barista pours latte art into cup of coffee

Several solutions can help to mitigate the demand and need for wages to be linked to inflation, writes UNSW Business School's Mark Humphrey-Jenner.

untitled_design_7.jpg

A national survey of temporary workers in Australia has uncovered widespread exploitation of backpackers and international students working in a range of industries.

empty wallet

The minimum wage may be adequate for some low-paid workers – but this is clearly not the case for the woefully inadequate Newstart Allowance, writes Peter Saunders.