We know that insecure work can have several poor economic outcomes for workers. However, what is rarely talked about is the how safety issues, like sexual harassment, are often compounded by these exploitative business models. A new survey commissioned by the ACTU found that 26% of retail workers and 22% of health workers reported experiencing…
As vaccination rates creep closer to the National Cabinet thresholds for economic reopening in lockdown states, many workplaces are preparing to expand their operations in a new context, writes Lauren Piko
We know that insecure work is a disaster for workers, and new research by Australian Unions has revealed just how dangerous it can be. Our recent survey found that more than two thirds of insecure workers didn’t take time off when they were injured or ill. Why? Because they feared it would negatively impact their…
October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It’s got us thinking about the other type of mental health day and just how important it is to take one.
A new survey has revealed mental health as the fastest growing challenge to the safety of working people in their workplaces.
Age discrimination in the workplace is more common than you might think. But what is it and what you can do if you experience it?
To help protect yourself from bullying in the workplace, we explain what bullying is and isn’t, and what to do if it’s happening to you.
Australian Unions has launched a national campaign to encourage working people to get vaccinated to support essential workers and those who have lost their jobs because of the pandemic.
Workplace mental health issues are costing the economy $200-220 billion per year. Changes to safety laws will be good for workers and the economy.
Working Australians are counting on Minister Cash to better protect them from mental health hazards, writes Chloe Ward