Job security

Morrison Government outperforms its own poor predictions at a $2000 cost to workers

Date Published: 27/04/2022
Category: Job security

The release of the 2022 first quarter inflation data has confirmed the worst real pay cut for working people this century.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/04/27/morrison-government-outperforms-its-own-poor-predictions-at-a-2000-cost-to-workers/

Casual workers poorer by $350 a week due to insecure work

Date Published: 11/04/2022
Category: Job security

Casual workers in Australia are earning on average $350 less each week than their permanent full time or part time counterparts, according to a report released by the ACTU. 

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/04/11/causal-workers-poorer-by-350-a-week-due-to-insecure-work/

Latest figures show Morrison may have set you back hundreds of dollars

Date Published: 28/03/2022
Category: Job security

We have had nine years of wage stagnation under successive Coalition Government, and we are already struggling to keep up with the cost of living.

So when ACTU Secretary Sally McManus posed this question on Twitter on Thursday, the responses were eye-opening.  

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/03/28/latest-figures-show-morrison-may-have-set-you-back-hundreds-of-dollars/

Morrison Government decisions have left the average worker $800 poorer

Date Published: 15/03/2022
Category: Job security

Wage stagnation is a direct product of the Liberal Government’s economic design. They have embedded casualisation and precarious work into our national labour force.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/03/15/morrison-government-decisions-have-left-the-average-worker-800-poorer/

Spotlight on Job Insecurity: South Eastern NSW

Date Published: 30/11/2021
Category: Job security

Workers with insecure jobs have fewer rights, lower pay and limited ability to plan for the future. Read the report into insecure work in FNQ

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/11/30/spotlight-on-job-insecurity-se-nsw/

Spotlight on Secure jobs & Wages: Central Queensland

Date Published: 21/10/2021
Category: Job security

Insecure work is at crisis levels in central Queensland.  Nearly 4 in 10 workers (38.7%) are in casual work. 1 in 2 workers in central Queensland no longer have a permanent job. Mining and manufacturing companies have been deliberately replacing permanent jobs with insecure ones.  Insecure work is incredibly prevalent in central Queensland. The region is…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/10/21/insecure-work-central-qld/

Join the global call for secure jobs on World Day for Decent Work

Date Published: 04/10/2021
Category: Economic recovery Job security

This World Day for Decent Work, unions around the world are calling on Governments to protect secure work. Will you join them?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/10/04/world-day-for-decent-work/

Record number of Australians working more than one job to survive

Date Published: 28/09/2021
Category: Job security

A new report has revealed a record number of Australians working more than one job to survive.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/09/28/record-multi-jobs/