Working life

Banks set to profit as Morrison continues attack on retirement savings

Date Published: 18/06/2021
Category: Opinion Super Working life

Banks are set to profit as workers stand to lose thousands in retirement funds from Government changes to superannuation.

It’s big business before workers as the Morrison Government comes for your rights again

Date Published: 11/06/2021
Category: Working life

Workers’ rights are under threat again as employer groups push the Morrison Government to revive the IR Omnibus Bill, writes Chloe Ward

What we now know about Morrison’s failed vaccine rollout

Date Published: 04/06/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

The Morrison Government’s bungled vaccination rollout has put workers and vulnerable people at potentionally deadly risk, writes Chloe Ward.

Why Australian made matters

Date Published: 28/05/2021
Category: Working life

Buying Australian made goods is good for jobs and the economy but working Australians can’t spend what they don’t have, writes Chloe Ward.

What workers need to reopen Australia’s borders

Date Published: 21/05/2021
Category: Covid-19 Working life

Vaccination is the precondition of opening our borders and supporting the workers whose jobs depend on international travel, writes Chloe Ward.

Without wage increases, this budget is a failure

Date Published: 13/05/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

The budget has failed as a plan to revive Australia’s social infrastructure and as a plan for economic recovery, writes Chloe Ward

Will Minister Cash vote to protect workers’ mental health?

Date Published: 07/05/2021
Category: Health and safety Working life

Working Australians are counting on Minister Cash to better protect them from mental health hazards, writes Chloe Ward

Stronger, balanced, and inclusive: a vision for the 2021 Budget

Date Published: 30/04/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working life

2021 Budget and beyond – Australian Unions has been planning an economic recovery that takes care of people, at all stages of life

Making the case for a living wage

Date Published: 09/04/2021
Category: Minimum wage Opinion Working life

A real, meaningful increase to the minimum wage is not only the right thing to do, but makes plenty of sense, writes Chloe Ward.

The end of JobKeeper…. and those left behind

Date Published: 02/04/2021
Category: Opinion 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.