The Bulletin

CEO fat cheque factcheck: what’s really driving inflation? 

Date Published: 20/09/2022
Category: The Bulletin

My abhorrent crime for which I am forking up well over a week’s pay was keeping my poorly insulated house warm through a bitter winter. I did this mostly for my baby daughter.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/09/20/ceo-fat-cheque-factcheck-whats-really-driving-inflation/

The Jobs and Skills Summit: what can be achieved when we listen to everyone

Date Published: 13/09/2022
Category: The Bulletin

ACTU Secretary Sally McManus joined us on The Bulletin this week to reflect on what came out of the Jobs and Skills Summit. 

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/09/13/the-jobs-and-skills-summit-what-can-be-achieved-when-we-listen-to-everyone/

Resorting to child labour instead of bettering wages and conditions?

Date Published: 06/09/2022
Category: The Bulletin

Hiring 13-year-olds is a recipe for exploitative disaster. They would be paid even less than their 15-year-old counterparts and, owing to their age, would have so little voice and agency in their workplaces.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/09/06/resorting-to-child-labour-instead-of-bettering-wages-and-conditions/

Workers deserve easy access to the bargaining system

Date Published: 30/08/2022
Category: The Bulletin

It is important to remember that the steady decline in enterprise bargaining is one of several factors contributing to this stagnation of wages.  

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2022/08/30/workers-deserve-easy-access-to-the-bargaining-system/