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Unstable work and wages: a product of political will

Date Published: 31/08/2021
Category: Analysis Working life

Last week, the Australian Bureau of Statistics published their employment and wage price index for the June quarter. We take a look beyond the numbers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/31/unstable-work-and-wages/

Equal pay in Australia – are you working for free?

Date Published: 31/08/2021
Category: Workers rights Working women

Today is Equal Pay Day – a day to raise awareness of the gender pay gap in Australia.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/31/equal-pay-day/

Vital transport workers take a stand for secure work

Date Published: 30/08/2021
Category: On The Job Workers rights

Australians have never been more dependent on the hard work and diligence of transport workers, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/30/vital-transport-workers-take-a-stand-for-secure-work/

ASU vaccination campaign shows the power of unions

Date Published: 27/08/2021
Category: On The Job

The power of unions has been on display as ASU members rally to help diability workers reach vaccination targets, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/27/asu-vaccination-campaign/

Australia has a chance to make workplaces safer, but Morrison is ignoring key rights women fought hard to achieve

Date Published: 25/08/2021
Category: Working women

The Government must adopt the [email protected] recommendations so no worker has to choose between their job and their safety, writes Michele O’Neil

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/25/a-chance-to-make-workplaces-safer/

Why you need to worry about Australia’s latest trade deal

Date Published: 23/08/2021
Category: On The Job

Parliament is getting set to ratify the RCEP trade deal, but at what cost to human rights, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/23/australias-latest-trade-deal/

10 free Zoom backgrounds for the union proud

Date Published: 20/08/2021
Category: Workers rights

Fight zoom fatigue, entertain your colleagues and show your union pride with these free Zoom backgrounds from Australian Unions

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/20/10-free-zoom-backgrounds/

Workers caring for Australians still facing vaccine crisis

Date Published: 20/08/2021
Category: On The Job

Contrary to misconceptions, Australia’s health and care sector is still facing a vaccine crisis, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/20/workers-facing-vaccine-crisis/

Stay at home? Housing must be considered in public health and economic recovery

Date Published: 20/08/2021
Category: Analysis Working life

Addressing the inequalities in Australia’s housing market is essential to our economic recovery, writes Lauren Piko

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/20/housing-must-be-considered-in-economic-recovery/

The fair go is all but gone

Date Published: 17/08/2021
Category: On The Job

COVID-19 has continued to expose vast inequalities, drawing back the curtain on who we really are as a nation and what we stand for, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/08/17/the-fair-go-is-all-but-gone/