On The Job

Teachers are going above and beyond and paying the price

Date Published: 27/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Teachers are paying a high price their committment to their jobs as unsustainable workloads overwhelm the profession, writes Francis Leach


Australian farms’ dirty secrets exposed

Date Published: 22/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Australian farm’s dirty secrets about worker exploitation currently being challenged in the Fair Work Commission, writes Francis Leach


Labour hire companies are achieving success on the backs of working people

Date Published: 21/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Recently retired mine worker Rob Foot speaks with On the Job about the damaging effect of labour hire on mining communities.


Time to act on Respect @ Work

Date Published: 19/07/2021
Category: On The Job

When it comes to Respect @ Work for women, Australia needs urgent and decisive action not spin and rhetoric, writes Francis Leach


The war against COVID is also a fight for equality

Date Published: 16/07/2021
Category: On The Job

The inequalities that existed before COVID-19 are widening as workers in insecure jobs suffer the worst of the pandemic, writes Francis Leach


Work won’t love you back

Date Published: 14/07/2021
Category: On The Job

American journalist and author Sarah Jaffe spoke with On the Job about how ‘doing what you love’ can be a recipe for worker exploitation.


Casualisation of Australian universities must end

Date Published: 12/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Being employed at an Australian university has become a poverty trap for thousands of workers across the country, writes Francis Leach


Meet the workers paying the price for Morrison’s mess

Date Published: 08/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Workers in insecure work continue to pay the price for the Morrison Government’s vaccination mess, writes Francis Leach


Interpreters, COVID and the importance of being heard

Date Published: 07/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Interpreter Giuseppina Pungitore spoke with On the Job about the vital work of interpreters and the professional challenges they face.


Restoring union rights is the way to stop wage theft

Date Published: 05/07/2021
Category: On The Job

While new anti-wage theft legistlation is welcomed, restoring union rights is what will stop it in its track, writes Francis Leach