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Paid pandemic leave can arrest the latest coronavirus outbreak, and help save Australia’s economy

Date Published: 09/07/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dangerous new turn in Australia, the Federal Government must provide all working people with paid pandemic leave.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/09/paid-pandemic-leave-can-arrest-the-latest-coronavirus-outbreak-and-help-save-australias-economy/

The minimum wage should be a living wage

Date Published: 11/07/2018 Category: Minimum wage Workers rights

Australia’s a great place to live with a high standard of living, and we want to keep it that way. A cornerstone of our way of life is a decent wage – not just a minimum wage but a living wage. A decent wage that includes penalty rates, overtime allowances and paid leave. A national…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2018/07/11/the-minimum-wage-should-be-a-living-wage/