IR

New IR laws a “kick in the guts for young workers”

Date Published: 17/12/2020 Category: On The Job

Director of the Young Workers Centre, Felicity Sowerbutts, says the Morrison Government’s newly introduced Industrial Relations laws are a “kick in the guts” for already vulnerable young workers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/17/new-ir-laws-a-kick-in-the-guts-for-young-workers/

Clothing The Gap and the new IR bill

Date Published: 13/12/2020 Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/13/clothing-the-gap-and-the-new-2/

Clothing The Gap

Date Published: 13/12/2020 Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/13/clothing-the-gap-and-the-new-3/

Someone is messing with your rights at work – what you need to know

Date Published: 10/12/2020 Category: Covid-19 Workers rights

A new Industrial Relations (IR) law that will allow employers to cut the wages and conditions of workers has just been introduced.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/10/someone-is-messing-with-your-rights-at-work-what-you-need-to-know/

Tanya Plibersek, stressful jobs, Christmas and Greg Jericho

Date Published: 30/11/2020 Category: On The Job

There’s a new book, very questionable conditions for food delivery drivers, Sally’s found some low-stress jobs and we chat to Greg Jericho about changing employment thanks to Covid-19.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/30/tanya-plibersek-stressful-jobs-christmas-and-greg/

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/

Securing jobs and wage growth: the key to economic recovery

Date Published: 02/07/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits Workers rights

Every Australian can win, if discussions between the government, business, and the union movement address weaknesses in workplace law that started long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/02/securing-jobs-and-wage-growth-the-key-to-economic-recovery/

Unions vow no horse-trading in industrial negotiations

Date Published: 25/06/2020 Category: Opinion

Read the full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/25/unions-vow-no-horse-trading-in-industrial-negotiations/

IR reform discussions

Date Published: 25/06/2020 Category: Opinion

Check out our special briefing from Sally McManus about the discussions that we are having with the Morrison Government.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/25/ir-reform-discussions/

With IR reform ahead, ACTU Secretary Sally McManus says a crucial lesson from the COVID-19 crisis is the importance of working together.

Date Published: 17/06/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

Read the full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/17/with-ir-reform-ahead-actu-secretary-sally-mcmanus-says-a-crucial-lesson-from-the-covid-19-crisis-is-the-importance-of-working-together/