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Sexual harassment in the workplace a structural problem

Sexual harassment in the workplace a structural problem

Date Published: 24/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Writer and academic Professor Catherine Lumby says shifting workplace cultures of sexual harassment is “a very, very long historical process.”

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UK Uber ruling a huge win for workers

UK Uber ruling a huge win for workers

Date Published: 24/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Is the jig finally up for the gig economy? Last week’s landmark ruling in the British Supreme Court that Uber drivers in the UK were employees rather than sole contractors may have kicked a giant hole in the low pay, no responsibility business model that the tech giant and others like it have relied upon.

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What to do if you are sexually harassed at work

What to do if you are sexually harassed at work

Date Published: 22/02/2021 Category: Health and safety Workers rights

When former Liberal Party staffer Brittany Higgins shared her account of sexual assault in the workplace, it sent shockwaves through Parliament and the wider community. But for many women, what emerged from the headlines was a distressingly familiar story of toxic workplace cultures, unacceptable tolerance of sexual harassment, and a complete failure of those in charge to protect victims.

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It may have changed, but Morrison's IR bill is still a threat to workers

It may have changed, but Morrison's IR bill is still a threat to workers

Date Published: 19/02/2021 Category: Opinion Working life

The Morrison Government’s backdown on one of the most dangerous parts of its industrial relations bill is a step in the right direction for workers—but this fight is far from over.

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Scott Morrison’s workplace laws a heartbreaker for families

Scott Morrison’s workplace laws a heartbreaker for families

Date Published: 17/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Ange Roper is struggling to make ends meet. She lost her gig, one built upon insecure working hours and no job security, and suddenly things looked very bleak. It means making heartbreaking decisions about your kids that no parent wants to make.

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Working from home and workplace law – what you need to know

Working from home and workplace law – what you need to know

Date Published: 16/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Senior Associate at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Patrick Turner joined On the Job with Francis Leach & Sally Rugg this week to discuss some of the legal questions around working from home.

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Experts warn changes to job security will put public health at risk

Date Published: 16/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Job security

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End JobKeeper Uncertainty

Date Published: 15/02/2021 Category: Job security JobKeeper Opinion

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Cutting JobSeeker: a national shame, an international embarrassment

Date Published: 15/02/2021 Category: Job security JobKeeper Opinion

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