On The Job

Insecure workers punished as lockdown strikes again

Date Published: 28/05/2021
Category: On The Job

Another lockdown has again exposed how the insecure work economy is hurting workers, writes Francis Leach


“It’s economic bullsh*t” – why Wayne Swan says the casualisation of work has to stop

Date Published: 25/05/2021
Category: On The Job

Former Treasurer Wayne Swan tells On The Job his take on the state of the Australian economy and the issues facing workers today.


Frydenberg’s economic strategy – say one thing, do another.

Date Published: 24/05/2021
Category: On The Job

It’s say one thing, do another as the Government banks on consumer spending for our recovery while arguing against a pay rise for workers.


Deliveroo decision changes the game for workers

Date Published: 19/05/2021
Category: On The Job

A landmark ruling has changed the game for gig workers and the tech-giant platforms like Deliveroo and Uber Eats, who try to exploit them, writes Francis Leach.


Is journalism in Australia under threat?

Date Published: 19/05/2021
Category: On The Job

Award-winning journalist Ginger Gorman joined On the Job to discuss the plethora of problems journalists face in today’s media landscape.


Josh Frydenberg’s wages trap

Date Published: 17/05/2021
Category: On The Job

The Morrison Government’s obsession with wage suppression is now threatening Australia’s economic recovery, writes Francis Leach.


Self-serving budget leaves workers out in the cold

Date Published: 12/05/2021
Category: On The Job

While Australian workers face a job security crisis, Frydenberg delivers a budget focused on one thing – the re-election of the Morrison government.


Gap in work health and safety laws sees mental health injury on the rise

Date Published: 11/05/2021
Category: On The Job

ACTU Assistant Secretary Liam O’Brien talks to On the Job about the urgent need to better protect workers from mental health injuries.


Liberal Party Budget Bingo

Date Published: 10/05/2021
Category: On The Job

From ‘Back in Black’ to ‘Lifters and Leaners’, get your bingo cards out as we run through some of the infamous hits of past Liberal budgets.


Time to make mental health at work matter

Date Published: 06/05/2021
Category: On The Job

Australian workers are being pushed to breaking point – we need better legal protections for our mental health.