This pandemic is not over – and nor is the economic hardship that millions of Australian workers are facing as 2021 draws to a close. Scott Morrison’s decision to tether the removal of disaster payments for affected workers to when a jurisdiction reaches 80% of eligible people being fully vaccinated is certain to leave many…
As NSW opens up, already battle-weary healthcare workers are feeling anxious about what it could mean for them, writes Francis Leach
With workplace mental health risks on the rise, Fracis Leach asks ACTU Assistant Secretary Liam O’Brien how workers can protect themselves.
Healthcare workers share their stories of working on COVID-19 frontline as our hospitals fight to keep on top of the wave of infections.
A new visa arrangement for farmworkers threatens to further exploiit workers in the agriculture sector, writes Francis Leach
A paramedic shares what it’s like working on the frontline of a pandemic, and how the support of his coworkers and union are getting him through.
Unions are about coming together to build fairer and safer future for all, not the ugly scenes witnessed in Melbourne this week, writes Francis Leach
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the city of Shepparton in late August, unions rallied to help a community in need, writes Francis Leach
The aged care system faces uncertainty as the deadline for mandatory vaccination of aged care workers expires today, writes Francis Leach.
With one in five jobs lost across the sector, urgent help is needed to save Australia’s universities, writes Francis Leach