Good parents tell their children, “money does not grow on trees”. Unfortunately, some people did not get the memo and reached adulthood assuming the government functions like a pushover of a parent. ACTU secretary Sally McManus is calling for wage subsidies to continue for as long as COVID-19 remains an issue. But even the government cannot keep printing money while the economy barely coasts along.
Unions calculate fair wages based on what a worker would like to earn to subsidise a certain lifestyle.
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