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Underemployment a growing conversation

Underemployment a growing conversation

Published: 21/09/2016
Category: Opinion

Last week’s ABS employment data raised the usual discussion about unemployment trends across the country.

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The Prime Minister is right: there is a moral aspect to economics, just not in the way he thinks

The Prime Minister is right: there is a moral aspect to economics, just not in the way he thinks

Published: 19/09/2016
Category: Opinion

By Ged Kearney, ACTU President Malcolm Turnbull’s recent description of budget management as a ‘moral challenge’ suggests that he is aware of the complex, real world stakes at play.

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Government must act on gender pay gap

Government must act on gender pay gap

Published: 08/09/2016
Category: Opinion

By Ged Kearney, President of the ACTU Today is Equal Pay Day.

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Six things to look for as parliament returns

Six things to look for as parliament returns

Published: 29/08/2016
Category: Opinion

The long awaited return of Parliament is tomorrow, and there are plenty of interesting storylines to look out for as the 45th Parliament begins.

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#CensusFail - the CPSU perspective

#CensusFail - the CPSU perspective

Published: 25/08/2016
Category: Opinion

The 2016 Census was a slow motion train crash.

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Trickle down inequality exposed

Trickle down inequality exposed

Published: 23/08/2016
Category: Opinion

One of the defining concepts that underpins much of Malcolm Turnbull's economic ideas - and pretty much every conservative government going back to Reagan and Thatcher in the 1980s - is the belief in "trickle down".

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Fifty years since the Wave Hill Walk Off

Published: 22/08/2016
Category: Opinion

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Support for asbestos victims

Published: 16/06/2015
Category: Opinion

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Should I be paid for any overtime I work?

Published: 24/04/2015
Category: Industrial Relations Opinion Workers rights

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