There are various courses of action you can take if you are experiencing wage theft. The best way to start is to contact your union and use their wage theft recovery services. In fact, in nearly every case of wage theft discovery, investigation and recovery, unions are behind it.
Many union members – at all different stages of their careers – are looking for pragmatic and professional reasons to join. So let’s look at five pragmatic reasons to join your union if you’re looking to advance your career.
With the Federal Election fast approaching, Scott Morrison’s government is still missing in action in addressing the insecure work crisis.
Remember that brief period in 2020 when early childhood education and childcare centres were made free for working parents? That scheme lasted three months before it was taken away again.
So what happened?
Years and years of government economic mismanagement have stacked up.
Insecure work, insufficient disability support, and stagnating wages have left workers with little hope of keeping up with daily prices.
We’re heading into a new era of work so if you’re feeling unsure about how to navigate a post-pandemic work environment, you’re not the only one.
To continue to make work and life better for everyone, we need our movement to keep growing.
Make sure you are a part of that growth. Joining your union is the best decision anyone can make in their working life. Union members have higher wages, more secure jobs and safer workplaces.
This week marked the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women, writes Lauren Piko.
The erosion of secure working conditions in Australia and around the world takes many forms, not all of which receive equal levels of attention or recognition, writes Lauren Piko
This week marked the 114th anniversary of the Sunshine Harvester Judgement, widely recognised as a landmark case in Australian industrial history. While this judgement is sometimes simply described as a victory for workers’ rights, the importance of this case, and its relevance today, becomes clearer when it is remembered as an important moment in a…