jobs

End JobKeeper Uncertainty

Date Published: 15/02/2021 Category: Job security JobKeeper Opinion

End the uncertainty and anxiety about the future of JobKeeper.

That was the message from ACTU Secretary, Sally McManus, to Scott Morrison on ABC TV’s “Insiders” yesterday.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/15/end-jobkeeper-uncertainty/

Clean energy jobs the foundation of an economic recovery

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Australia has the potential to create 76,000 new clean energy jobs in regions hardest hit by COVID-19, according to researcher for the Climate Council, Dr Simon Bradshaw.

A long-time climate action campaigner, Dr Bradshaw spoke with On the Job with Francis Leach & Sally Rugg about the economic opportunities of a transition to clean energy.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/08/clean-energy-jobs-the-foundation-of-an-economic-recovery/

Investment in renewable energy a “no brainer”

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

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, the Hon.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/30/investment-in-renewable-energy-a-no-brainer/

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/

First job/worst job and Lisa Alexander, world championship Australian netball coach

Date Published: 24/11/2020 Category: Opinion

As a “get to know you” – we should each do “First Job/Worst Job”, talking
about our first ever job and the job the job from hell we once had.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/24/first-job-worst-job-and-lisa-alexander-world-champ/

Great Australian Dream slipping away for the young?

Date Published: 05/11/2020 Category: Member Benefits

Gen Y and Gen Z are suffering heavily from the COVID-19 pandemic, with new research suggesting their key life milestones have been set back years – or possibly forever.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/05/great-australian-dream-slipping-away-for-the-young/

The Morrison Government’s 2020 budget is – *drumroll please*

Date Published: 14/10/2020 Category: Member Benefits

The Morrison Government’s 2020 budget is – *drumroll please*
…bad.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/10/14/the-morrison-governments-2020-budget-is-drumroll-please/

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/

Australian unions warn against push for effective pay cuts amid Covid-19 recovery

Date Published: 01/06/2020 Category: Covid-19 Industrial Relations Opinion

Read the full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/01/australian-unions-warn-against-push-for-effective-pay-cuts-amid-covid-19-recovery/

ACTU sets post-virus job creation target

Date Published: 12/05/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

Read full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/12/actu-sets-post-virus-job-creation-target/