opinion

It may have changed, but Morrison’s IR bill is still a threat to workers

Date Published: 19/02/2021 Category: Opinion Working life

The Morrison Government’s backdown on one of the most dangerous parts of its industrial relations bill is a step in the right direction for workers—but this fight is far from over.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/19/it-may-have-changed-but-morrisons-ir-bill-is-still-a-threat-to-workers/

Cutting JobSeeker: a national shame, an international embarrassment

Date Published: 12/02/2021 Category: Covid-19 Health and safety Jobseeker Opinion Working life

It’s true Australia has done better than most countries when it comes to responding to the coronavirus crisis. But as we emerge from this pandemic, we’re at serious risk of slipping behind on one key measure.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/12/cutting-jobseeker-a-national-shame-an-international-embarrassment/

Opinion: Wrong way, go back, Scott Morrison

Date Published: 04/02/2021 Category: On The Job

It seems Scott Morrison can’t help himself.

As he races toward the economic cliff created by the impact of the COVD-19 pandemic he’s asked himself, “Shall we keep going”? Rather than slamming on the brakes and guiding Australia’s workers to safety, he’s determined to take us over the edge.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/04/opinion-wrong-way-go-back-scott-morrison/

Opinion: Scott Morrison’s workplace laws will hurt workers who saved the economy

Date Published: 01/02/2021 Category: On The Job

Navigating the dangers of a global pandemic is not the only threat that Australian workers and their families have to deal with in 2021.

They are also faced with a threat to their job security and livelihoods posed by Scott Morrison’s proposed new workplace laws.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/01/opinion-scott-morrisons-workplace-laws-will-hurt-workers-who-saved-the-economy/