Break It Down For Me

What does the 2022 Federal Budget mean for you?

Date Published: 30/03/2022
Category: Break It Down For Me

With flatlining wages, the rising cost of living pressures, and an uneven economic recovery from the pandemic, what does the 2022 Federal Budget mean for you? 

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/03/30/what-does-the-2022-federal-budget-mean-for-you/

Union members earn 32% more than non-members per week. Here’s why.

Date Published: 07/12/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

You may often read or hear that union members earn more than non-members. This is often called the union wage premium. But how and why do union members earn more? Here we break it down.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/12/07/union-members-earn-32-more-than-non-members-per-week-heres-why/

Super Win! Working people will retire with more because of this huge change.

Date Published: 04/11/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

Earlier this month, workers had a huge win. The $450 income threshold for super guarantee contributions has been removed.  But what exactly does that mean?  Superannuation can be a bit of a beast to unpack, so let’s run through what the threshold is and what it means for you.  The $450 Threshold  The minimum income…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/11/04/super-win-working-people-threshold/

Break it down for me: what the budget means for working Australians

Date Published: 17/05/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

The 2021 Budget was a chance to tackle the biggest issues facing working Australians. So how did it measure up? We break down what the budget means for you.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/17/what-the-budget-means-for-working-australians/

Break it down for me: job security and your working future

Date Published: 07/05/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

Working Australians are facing a job security crisis. Let’s break down what that means and why it’s so important to your working future.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/07/job-security-and-your-working-future/

Break it down for me: changes to casual work laws

Date Published: 13/04/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

The Morrison government has created new laws that take rights away from casual workers and undermine job security for many others. We break down what the changes to casual work laws mean for you.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/13/changes-to-casual-work-laws/

Break it down for me: superannuation

Date Published: 30/03/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me Super

Superannuation can be hard to get your head around. We get it. That’s why we’re breaking it down, with everything you need to know in one handy guide.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/30/break-it-down-for-me-superannuation/

Break it down for me: changes to the minimum wage

Date Published: 26/03/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

Pay rises don’t just happen. Somebody has to ask for them.
This week, Australian Unions are doing just that. We’re making our case to the annual wage review for a rise in the minimum wage. Let’s break down what the annual wage review is and what it could mean for you.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/26/break-it-down-for-me-changes-to-the-minimum-wage/

Break it down for me: Changes to my work rights

Date Published: 16/03/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

This week the Senate will be voting on the Morrison Government’s industrial relations (IR) Bill. Let’s break down what this Bill could mean for you and why it must be stopped.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/16/break-it-down-for-me-changes-to-my-working-rights/