onthejob

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/

Insecure work creating economic “horror show”

Date Published: 04/12/2020 Category: On The Job

Economic writer for The Guardian Australia, Greg Jericho, says despite reports of an economic bounce back, the post-pandemic economy is a “horror show”.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/04/insecure-work-creating-economic-horror-show/

A better normal after COVID-19

Date Published: 02/12/2020 Category: On The Job

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP says Australians deserve a “better normal” for the sacrifices made during the pandemic including jobs “that are secure with decent pay and conditions”.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/02/a-better-normal-after-covid-19/

Secure jobs with decent pay and conditions key to “a better normal after COVID-19″

Date Published: 02/12/2020 Category: Covid-19 Workers rights

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP says Australians deserve a “better normal” for the sacrifices made during the pandemic including jobs “that are secure with decent pay and conditions”.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/02/secure-jobs-with-decent-pay-and-conditions-key-to-a-better-normal-after-covid-19/

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 MP, says investment in cheaper, cleaner renewable energy is a “no brainer”

Date Published: 30/11/2020 Category: Covid-19

Shadow Minister for Education and Training, the Hon.Tanya Plibersek MP, says investment in cheaper, cleaner renewable energy is a “no brainer” as we begin our COVID-19 recovery.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/30/tanya-plibersek-mp-says-investment-in-cheaper-cleaner-renewable-energy-is-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/

Gender bias still a big player in sport

Date Published: 25/11/2020 Category: Workers rights

Australia’s most capped netball coach, Lisa Alexander, says it’s time the “weight of numbers” shifted. The highly experienced former Australian Diamonds boss recently applied for the now-filled senior coaching position at AFL club North Melbourne and was told she wouldn’t be receiving an interview.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/11/25/gender-bias-still-a-big-player-in-sport/

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/