When business restrictions were introduced to slow the spread of COVID-19, Amy* found herself amongst the thousands of workers in Australia without work. “It all changed so quickly. One week I was told to work from home and then the next week, I was stood down,” she said.
In what’s been an already devasting year, it’s fair to say Victorians have had an especially rough week.
In July 2020, Australian Unions launched a new program to enable workers who are not eligible for union membership to support and engage with the union movement.
Michele O'Neil interviewed young workers and how they were affected by COVID-19.
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