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Teachers are going above and beyond and paying the price

Date Published: 27/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Teachers are paying a high price their committment to their jobs as unsustainable workloads overwhelm the profession, writes Francis Leach


Facing the realities of insecure work

Date Published: 23/07/2021
Category: Working life

To support workers through the latest COVID crisis, the Government must first face up to the realities of the insure work, writes Lauren Piko


Australian farms’ dirty secrets exposed

Date Published: 22/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Australian farm’s dirty secrets about worker exploitation currently being challenged in the Fair Work Commission, writes Francis Leach


The war against COVID is also a fight for equality

Date Published: 16/07/2021
Category: On The Job

The inequalities that existed before COVID-19 are widening as workers in insecure jobs suffer the worst of the pandemic, writes Francis Leach


Reactive economic policy is no safeguard in a public health crisis

Date Published: 16/07/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

Without a JobKeeper wage subsidy, lockdowns will keep exacerbating and further entrenching patterns of inequality, writes Lauren Piko


There’ll be no economic recovery without a wages recovery

Date Published: 14/07/2021
Category: Opinion

It’s time to face the truth. Our wages problem is because of the weak bargaining power of workers, writes ACTU Secretary Sally McManus


Work won’t love you back

Date Published: 14/07/2021
Category: On The Job

American journalist and author Sarah Jaffe spoke with On the Job about how ‘doing what you love’ can be a recipe for worker exploitation.


Casualisation of Australian universities must end

Date Published: 12/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Being employed at an Australian university has become a poverty trap for thousands of workers across the country, writes Francis Leach


Protecting our healthcare system – why Medicare reforms need greater scrutiny

Date Published: 09/07/2021
Category: Opinion Working life

The Coalition’s track record on Medicare warrants greater scrutiny of new changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule, writes Lauren Piko


Restoring union rights is the way to stop wage theft

Date Published: 05/07/2021
Category: On The Job

While new anti-wage theft legistlation is welcomed, restoring union rights is what will stop it in its track, writes Francis Leach