casualisation

A win for paid pandemic leave – but there’s more to be done

Date Published: 06/08/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits Workers rights

We can celebrate a victory this week, with the Fair Work Commission finally listening to Australian unions’ calls for paid pandemic leave for aged care workers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/08/06/a-win-for-paid-pandemic-leave-but-theres-more-to-be-done/

Two urgent reforms can protect vulnerable workers from the worst effects of COVID-19

Date Published: 20/07/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits

The Morrison Government must stop dragging its feet on urgent reforms to protect vulnerable workers during the current COVID-19 crisis, and after.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/20/two-urgent-reforms-can-protect-vulnerable-workers-from-the-worst-effects-of-covid-19/

Is it fair for a casual employee to have annual leave? What unions and business want from Scott Morrison

Date Published: 28/05/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/28/is-it-fair-for-a-casual-employee-to-have-annual-leave-what-unions-and-business-want-from-scott-morrison/

I’m a Casual Worker But I Want to Be Made Permanent

Date Published: 03/10/2018 Category: Opinion

Erinna asks:
I’ve been a casual here for nearly 3 years.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2018/10/03/im-a-casual-worker-but-i-want-to-be-made-permanent/

Jobs and work – the key drivers of financial wellbeing

Date Published: 06/09/2016 Category: Member Benefits

No matter your current job or whether you work full-time, part-time or on a casual basis, the changing face of employment is impacting our financial wellbeing.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2016/09/06/jobs-and-work-the-key-drivers-of-financial-wellbeing/