Workers rights

Have you faced age discrimination in the workplace?

Date Published: 01/10/2021
Category: Health and safety Workers rights

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?

Are you being bullied at work?

Date Published: 15/09/2021
Category: Health and safety Workers rights

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.

Equal pay in Australia – are you working for free?

Date Published: 31/08/2021
Category: Workers rights Working women

Today is Equal Pay Day – a day to raise awareness of the gender pay gap in Australia.

Vital transport workers take a stand for secure work

Date Published: 30/08/2021
Category: On The Job Workers rights

Australians have never been more dependent on the hard work and diligence of transport workers, writes Francis Leach

10 free Zoom backgrounds for the union proud

Date Published: 20/08/2021
Category: Workers rights

Fight zoom fatigue, entertain your colleagues and show your union pride with these free Zoom backgrounds from Australian Unions

4 reasons to join your union today

Date Published: 04/05/2021
Category: Workers rights

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate May the Fourth than joining the next best thing to the Rebel Alliance – your union.

Happy birthday ACTU – 94 years strong

Date Published: 03/05/2021
Category: Workers rights

The ACTU is celebrating 94 years as the peak body representing Australian unions, their members and families.

Safe Work 4 Women: enough talk – it’s time for action

Date Published: 14/04/2021
Category: Health and safety Workers rights Working women

Australian Unions has joined together with a diverse group of organisations representing women’s rights to demand the Morrison Government deliver real safety at work for women.

The end of JobKeeper…. and those left behind

Date Published: 02/04/2021
Category: Analysis Workers rights Working life

This time last year, Australian Unions fought for, and won, JobKeeper. This week, the Morrison Government has taken it away, with no plans for a replacement, writes Chloe Ward.

As the floods recede, workers are being sold down the river

Date Published: 26/03/2021
Category: Analysis Workers rights Working life

This week’s floods in New South Wales are a warning of things to come—and of what we must do to support workers through the challenges of climate change, writes Chloe Ward.