Working women

[email protected] must be the starting point

Date Published: 03/09/2021
Category: Analysis Working life Working women

This week, the Senate debated a partial, incomplete and cherry-picked list of recommendations which were drawn from the Sex Discrimination Commission’s [email protected] report, published over a year ago.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/09/03/respect-at-work/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/31/equal-pay-day/

Australia has a chance to make workplaces safer, but Morrison is ignoring key rights women fought hard to achieve

Date Published: 25/08/2021
Category: Working women

The Government must adopt the [email protected] recommendations so no worker has to choose between their job and their safety, writes Michele O’Neil

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/25/a-chance-to-make-workplaces-safer/

2021 Budget: 5 ways the Government can do more for women

Date Published: 04/05/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working women

The 2021 Budget is an opportunity to tackle gender inequality and build a better, fairer, safer Australia. Here are 5 things we want to see.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/05/04/2021-budget-5-ways-the-government-can-do-more-for-women/

A better budget for women is better for everyone

Date Published: 27/04/2021
Category: Economic recovery Working women

ACTU President Michele O’Neil has called on the Morrison government to provide a budget that delivers for women, telling the National Press Club, “A better budget for women is not just a better budget for women, it’s better economic management, it’s better for men, it’s better for everyone.”

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/27/a-better-budget-for-women/

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.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/14/safe-work-4-women/

Enough is enough – 5 takeaways from #March4Justice

Date Published: 16/03/2021
Category: Analysis Human Rights Working women

Thousands of people have taken to the streets to voice their anger at the sexual violence faced by women in Australia and the failings of the Government to take meaningful action against it.
What did we learn?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/16/enough-is-enough-5-takeaways-from-march4justice/