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Amazon on the attack as workers unite to expose the human cost of bargain shopping

Amazon on the attack as workers unite to expose the human cost of bargain shopping

Published: 08/04/2021
Category: On The Job

The world’s largest online retailer, Amazon, is not phased by much, but when workers at one of its biggest warehouses in the United States started to organise to join a union, the tech shopping monster lost the plot. US-based journalist Jessa Crispin joins On the Job this week to discuss the campaign by Amazon workers and the company's attempts to silence critics.

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The IMF gets it – so why doesn’t Scott Morrison?

The IMF gets it – so why doesn’t Scott Morrison?

Published: 07/04/2021
Category: On The Job

The IMF has released its latest Fiscal Monitor Report calling for continued and sustained government spending to stave off the catastrophic economic consequences for working people if government stimulus ends too quickly – but the Morrison government still doesn't get it.

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The end of JobKeeper.... and those left behind

The end of JobKeeper.... and those left behind

Published: 02/04/2021
Category: Opinion Workers rights Working life

This time last year, Australian Unions fought for, and won, JobKeeper. This week, the Morrison Government has taken it away, with no plans for a replacement, writes Chloe Ward.

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Frightening times ahead with end of JobKeeper

Frightening times ahead with end of JobKeeper

Published: 01/04/2021
Category: On The Job

Financial journalist and commentator, Michael Pascoe, says the proposed withdrawal of Government stimulus over the next three years is going to be ‘genuinely scary’.

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Amazon gets cranky as workers get organised

Amazon gets cranky as workers get organised

Published: 31/03/2021
Category: On The Job

It seems someone has poked the Amazon bear. The online retail behemoth likes to present itself as a consumer nirvana ¬ all good vibes, with its “fulfilment centres” and promises of giving you whatever you want, whenever you want it.

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Break it down for me: superannuation

Break it down for me: superannuation

Published: 30/03/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me Super

Superannuation can be hard to get your head around. We get it. That's why we're breaking it down, with everything you need to know in one handy guide.

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Investors are saying no to Deliveroo – here’s why

Published: 29/03/2021
Category: On The Job

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As the floods recede, workers are being sold down the river

Published: 26/03/2021
Category: Opinion Workers rights Working life

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Break it down for me: changes to the minimum wage

Published: 26/03/2021
Category: Break It Down For Me

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