On The Job

Working from home and workplace law – what you need to know

Date Published: 16/02/2021
Category: On The Job

Senior Associate at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Patrick Turner joined On the Job with Francis Leach & Sally Rugg this week to discuss some of the legal questions around working from home.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/16/working-from-home-and-workplace-law-what-you-need-to-know/

Opinion: Scott Morrison’s same, tired, old song

Date Published: 12/02/2021
Category: On The Job

Remember, “We’re all in this together”?
That was Scott Morrison’s slogan of the week at the start of the COVID19 pandemic in 2020.
As a wise person once told me, it’s more important to watch what they do, not just what they say. In the case of our current Federal Government, what they’re doing is attempting to erode workers’ pay and conditions.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/12/opinion-scott-morrisons-same-tired-old-song/

Meet an Aussie entrepreneur investing in the clean energy economy

Date Published: 10/02/2021
Category: On The Job

After spending time abroad working on solar energy projects in early 2000s, Lucinana Giangiordano decided to return to Australia to set up his own solar company, but it wasn’t the simple transition he had hoped for.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/10/meet-an-aussie-entrepreneur-investing-in-the-clean-energy-economy/

Opinion: The truth behind the Liberals’ war on super

Date Published: 09/02/2021
Category: On The Job

Australia’s industry superannuation system is a national treasure that has delivered generations of workers a decent and secure retirement.

Liberals like MP Tim Wilson and his gang of like-minded, free market zealots remain fixated on destroying it.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/09/opinion-the-truth-behind-the-liberals-war-on-super/

Clean energy jobs the foundation of an economic recovery

Date Published: 08/02/2021
Category: On The Job

Australia has the potential to create 76,000 new clean energy jobs in regions hardest hit by COVID-19, according to researcher for the Climate Council, Dr Simon Bradshaw.

A long-time climate action campaigner, Dr Bradshaw spoke with On the Job with Francis Leach & Sally Rugg about the economic opportunities of a transition to clean energy.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/08/clean-energy-jobs-the-foundation-of-an-economic-recovery/

Opinion: Wrong way, go back, Scott Morrison

Date Published: 04/02/2021
Category: On The Job

It seems Scott Morrison can’t help himself.

As he races toward the economic cliff created by the impact of the COVD-19 pandemic he’s asked himself, “Shall we keep going”? Rather than slamming on the brakes and guiding Australia’s workers to safety, he’s determined to take us over the edge.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/04/opinion-wrong-way-go-back-scott-morrison/

Opinion: Scott Morrison’s workplace laws will hurt workers who saved the economy

Date Published: 01/02/2021
Category: On The Job

Navigating the dangers of a global pandemic is not the only threat that Australian workers and their families have to deal with in 2021.

They are also faced with a threat to their job security and livelihoods posed by Scott Morrison’s proposed new workplace laws.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/01/opinion-scott-morrisons-workplace-laws-will-hurt-workers-who-saved-the-economy/

New IR laws a “kick in the guts for young workers”

Date Published: 17/12/2020
Category: On The Job

Director of the Young Workers Centre, Felicity Sowerbutts, says the Morrison Government’s newly introduced Industrial Relations laws are a “kick in the guts” for already vulnerable young workers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/17/new-ir-laws-a-kick-in-the-guts-for-young-workers/

Clothing The Gap and the new IR bill

Date Published: 13/12/2020
Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/13/clothing-the-gap-and-the-new-2/

Clothing The Gap

Date Published: 13/12/2020
Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/13/clothing-the-gap-and-the-new-3/