Economic recovery

JobKeeper 2.0 ­­– why a wage subsidy is essential to saving jobs

Date Published: 27/07/2021
Category: Economic recovery JobKeeper

Australian Unions are calling for an immediate reinstatement of an updated JobKeeper program to support workers at risk of losing their jobs.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/27/jobkeeper-2-will-save-jobs/

Morrison’s Medicare overhaul – how will new changes affect your medical costs

Date Published: 08/06/2021
Category: Economic recovery Opinion

Changes to Medicare will leave some with unexpected out-of-pocket medical costs. What are these changes and what do they mean for you?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/08/medicare-overhaul-how-will-new-changes-affect-your-medical-costs/

“I live week to week”, what a minimum wage increase means for workers

Date Published: 24/05/2021
Category: Economic recovery Minimum wage

If we want our economy to recover, working people need a pay rise – three workers share what a minimum wage increase would mean to them.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/24/i-live-week-to-week-what-a-minimum-wage-increase-means-for-workers/

2021 Budget: 5 ways the Government can do more for women

Date Published: 04/05/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working women

The 2021 Budget is an opportunity to tackle gender inequality and build a better, fairer, safer Australia. Here are 5 things we want to see.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/04/2021-budget-5-ways-the-government-can-do-more-for-women/

Stronger, balanced, and inclusive: a vision for the 2021 Budget

Date Published: 30/04/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working life

2021 Budget and beyond – Australian Unions has been planning an economic recovery that takes care of people, at all stages of life

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/30/stronger-balanced-and-inclusive-a-vision-for-the-2021-budget/

A better budget for women is better for everyone

Date Published: 27/04/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working women

ACTU President Michele O’Neil has called on the Morrison government to provide a budget that delivers for women, telling the National Press Club, “A better budget for women is not just a better budget for women, it’s better economic management, it’s better for men, it’s better for everyone.”

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/27/a-better-budget-for-women/

For a Stronger, Balanced and Inclusive Recovery

Date Published: 27/04/2021
Category: Economic recovery

Australian Unions have released For a Stronger, Balanced and Inclusive Recovery – a report proposing solutions to protect working people and build greater resilience in the economy.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/27/for-a-stronger-balanced-and-inclusive-recovery/