Opinion

Workers or businesses: who should foot the bill for reducing inflation?

By Adam Triggs
June 30 2022 - 6:55am
While the cost-of-living is rising, there are ways to achieve lower prices in Australia. Picture: Shutterstock

A debate is raging on who should bear the brunt of taming inflation. Should workers be expected to forgo a pay rise? Or are the high profits of Australian businesses to blame? It's a fierce debate. Luckily, the debate doesn't make a lot of sense and ignores a third option which is a better solution for everyone.

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