‘On the Job’ is a podcast all about making your work life better. 

Join hosts Francis Leach and Sally Rugg as they chat to people from all walks of life about all things work. From the tough realities of the gig economy to the politics of wearing double denim on a causal Friday (please don’t) – nothing is off-limits. 

Whether you’re trying to land your dream job, survive a job from hell or chase that mythical work/life balance you keep hearing about – On the Job is here to make your job, well…less work. 

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On The Job Episodes And Articles:


Unions win pay rise but it's just the start for wage justice

Unions win pay rise but it's just the start for wage justice

Published: 16/06/2022
Category: On The Job

The FWC has decided to increase wages for a quarter of Australian workers - 5.2 per cent for those on the minimum wage and 4.6 per cent or $40 per week for those reliant on award wages, whichever is higher.

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Australian Unions have your back at work


Crunch time is here for workers at Australian universities

Crunch time is here for workers at Australian universities

Published: 14/06/2022
Category: On The Job

University of Sydney staff have taken strike action over the universities’ addiction to casualised work, endemic wage theft, overblown class sizes and workload blow outs.

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What 'Forgotten Australians'?

Published: 13/06/2022

It hasn't taken long for the defeated Liberal Party to give their tired old jukebox of classic Tory hits a swift kick to get it playing a familiar tune.

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“Emboldened by the possibilities”: unionised workers organise to face billionaire bosses

“Emboldened by the possibilities”: unionised workers organise to face billionaire bosses

Published: 09/06/2022
Category: On The Job

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Wage rises: Business groups tell workers tough luck

Wage rises: Business groups tell workers tough luck

Published: 09/06/2022
Category: On The Job

Rather than offering pay rises to attract workers, employer groups want to lock in a real wage cut. It seems there’s never a time for a pay rise according to the bosses and their lobbyists.

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Australian Unions have your back at work


Business claims about a pay rise are beyond a joke

Business claims about a pay rise are beyond a joke

Published: 06/06/2022
Category: On The Job

Have you heard the one about how business can’t afford to give a pay rise? The truth is business has never had it so good...

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Elon Musk, Twitter, and why billionaires are a bad idea

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How your Super is fighting modern slavery

Published: 02/06/2022
Category: On The Job

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Catholic school staff strike for better education

Published: 30/05/2022
Category: On The Job

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