On The Job

Our superannuation system is the envy of the world – we must stop dismantling it

Date Published: 23/06/2021
Category: On The Job

ACTU President Michele O’Neil spoke with On the Job about why resisting the Government’s plans to dismantle superannuation is so important.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/23/our-superannuation-system-is-the-envy-of-the-world-we-must-stop-dismantling-it/

Do you know your super balance? Here’s why you need to

Date Published: 22/06/2021
Category: On The Job

With new super laws threatening retirement savings, staying on top of your super fund has never been more important, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/22/do-you-know-your-super-balance-heres-why-you-need-to/

Free trade isn’t fair trade when workers are sold short

Date Published: 17/06/2021
Category: On The Job

A free trade agreement with the UK may leave workers vulnerable to exploitation, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/17/free-trade-isnt-fair-trade-when-workers-are-sold-short/

How to prepare for our working future today

Date Published: 16/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Ed Husic and Labor are preparing for tomorrow’s work today, and the steps we need to put in place as we come out of a pandemic

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/16/how-to-prepare-for-our-working-future-today/

War on super hinges on Senate vote

Date Published: 15/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Superannuation is under attack again as the ‘Your Future, Your Super’ legislation reaches the Senate, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/15/war-on-super-hinges-on-senate-vote/

Scott Morrison’s insecure work economy won’t pay the rent

Date Published: 10/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Morrison must do more as a rent crisis emerges and the pandemic continues to wreck havoc on those without job security, writes Francis Leach.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/10/scott-morrisons-insecure-work-economy-wont-pay-the-rent/

Now is the time to fight inequality, but the fight needs you

Date Published: 09/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Author and anti-inequality Ben Phillips spoke with On the Job about how people, not government, are the key to ending inequality.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/09/now-is-the-time-to-fight-inequality-but-the-fight-needs-you/

Wearing PPE at work is part of the job

Date Published: 07/06/2021
Category: On The Job

According to a new decision by the Fair Work Commision, putting on PPE should be done on work time, not personal time, writes Francis Leach.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/07/wearing-ppe-at-work-is-part-of-the-job/

The Liberals great Super con goes on

Date Published: 03/06/2021
Category: On The Job

The campaign to undermine Australia’s world class retirement savings program that most of us call “Super” is continuing in Parliament, writes Francis Leach.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/03/the-liberals-great-super-con-goes-on/

People with disability must not be left behind in our economic recovery

Date Published: 02/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Can people with a disability achieve equality in the workplace? Sam Connor is fighting for their rights in a pandemic economy.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/02/workers-with-a-disability-must-not-be-left-behind-in-our-economic-recovery/