Alison Pennington - The War on Wages and How to Win It

Alison Pennington is Senior Economist with the Centre for Future Work. She has recently been quoted and published in various news outlets on the impact of the economic crisis on workers, particularly on young people and women, and has made numerous TV, podcast and radio appearances on a broad range of topics related to her areas of expertise.

She talks in this Zoom forum on her recent articles (linked below) ‘How the government is turning back the clock for women’ published in the New Daily, and ‘Why governments must spend, spend, spend to save the Australian economy’, from the Newcastle Herald, as well as the broader questions of the prospects for workers during the recession and what should be the policy and strategic priorities in response.

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