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End JobKeeper Uncertainty

End JobKeeper Uncertainty

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

End the uncertainty and anxiety about the future of JobKeeper. That was the message from ACTU Secretary, Sally McManus, to Scott Morrison on ABC TV’s “Insiders” yesterday.

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Cutting JobSeeker: a national shame, an international embarrassment

Cutting JobSeeker: a national shame, an international embarrassment

Date Published: 12/02/2021 Category: Covid-19 Health and safety Jobseeker Opinion Working life

It’s true Australia has done better than most countries when it comes to responding to the coronavirus crisis. But as we emerge from this pandemic, we’re at serious risk of slipping behind on one key measure.

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Opinion: Scott Morrison's same, tired, old song

Opinion: Scott Morrison's same, tired, old song

Date Published: 12/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Remember, “We’re all in this together”? That was Scott Morrison’s slogan of the week at the start of the COVID19 pandemic in 2020. As a wise person once told me, it’s more important to watch what they do, not just what they say. In the case of our current Federal Government, what they’re doing is attempting to erode workers’ pay and conditions.

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Meet an Aussie entrepreneur investing in the clean energy economy

Meet an Aussie entrepreneur investing in the clean energy economy

Date Published: 10/02/2021 Category: On The Job

After spending time abroad working on solar energy projects in early 2000s, Lucinana Giangiordano decided to return to Australia to set up his own solar company, but it wasn’t the simple transition he had hoped for.

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Opinion: The truth behind the Liberals' war on super

Opinion: The truth behind the Liberals' war on super

Date Published: 09/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Australia’s industry superannuation system is a national treasure that has delivered generations of workers a decent and secure retirement. Liberals like MP Tim Wilson and his gang of like-minded, free market zealots remain fixated on destroying it.

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Morrison’s dangerous IR bill takes aim at take-home pay and secure work

Morrison’s dangerous IR bill takes aim at take-home pay and secure work

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Workers rights

Part-time workers stand to lose thousands in personal income, while others may be denied secure work altogether under proposed industrial relations changes, warns independent think tank, Per Capita.

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Why the Government's IR Bill is so dangerous and extreme

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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Clean energy jobs the foundation of an economic recovery

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: On The Job

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The Morrison Government’s industrial relations bill will hurt workers, and hurt the economy

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: On The Job

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