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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/27/teachers-paying-the-price/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/22/australian-farms-dirty-secrets-exposed/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/21/labour-hire-companies-are-achieving-success-on-the-backs-of-working-people/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/19/time-to-act-on-respect-work/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/16/the-war-against-covid-is-also-a-fight-for-equality/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/14/work-wont-love-you-back/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/12/australian-universities-casualisation-must-end/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/08/meet-the-workers-paying-the-price-for-morrisons-mess/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/07/interpreters-covid-and-the-importance-of-being-heard/

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

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/05/restoring-union-rights-is-the-way-to-stop-wage-theft/