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General Mills workers show the fight is worth it

Date Published: 01/07/2021
Category: On The Job

Successful strike action taken by General Mills workers in Sydney has shown what is possible when workers stand united, writes Francis Leach.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/01/general-mills-workers-show-the-fight-is-worth-it/

Vaccinations – your questions answered

Date Published: 01/07/2021
Category: Covid-19

Australian Unions answers key questions you may have about the vaccination program and your workers’ rights

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/07/01/vaccinations-your-questions-answered/

Unions win pay rise for over 2 million workers

Date Published: 30/06/2021
Category: Minimum wage

Over two million workers are set to get a 2.5% pay rise after a hard-fought campaign by Australian unions.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/30/unions-win-pay-rise-for-over-2-million-workers/

Liberal victory lap over as workers’ pay the price for lockdown

Date Published: 28/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Unions call for an immediate reinstatement of JobKeeper as workers pay the price for another lockdown, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/28/liberal-victory-lap-over-as-workers-pay-the-price-for-lockdown/

The kids are more than alright – meet the next gen of activists shaking things up

Date Published: 25/06/2021
Category: Analysis Working life

From group chats to TikTok, the next gen of activists are inventing new ways to fight for a better future for all, writes Tom Quinlivan.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/25/meet-the-next-gen-of-activists-shaking-things-up/

Australia’s forgotten people – the underemployed

Date Published: 25/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Underemployment report shows employment figures aren’t reflecting the economic reality for millions of Australians, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/25/australias-forgotten-people-the-underemployed/

Do you know your super balance? Here’s why you need to

Date Published: 22/06/2021
Category: On The Job

With new super laws threatening retirement savings, staying on top of your super fund has never been more important, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/22/do-you-know-your-super-balance-heres-why-you-need-to/

Banks set to profit as Morrison continues attack on retirement savings

Date Published: 18/06/2021
Category: Analysis Super Working life

Banks are set to profit as workers stand to lose thousands in retirement funds from Government changes to superannuation.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/18/banks-win-big-as-morrison-continues-attack-on-retirement-savings/

Free trade isn’t fair trade when workers are sold short

Date Published: 17/06/2021
Category: On The Job

A free trade agreement with the UK may leave workers vulnerable to exploitation, writes Francis Leach

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/17/free-trade-isnt-fair-trade-when-workers-are-sold-short/

How to prepare for our working future today

Date Published: 16/06/2021
Category: On The Job

Ed Husic and Labor are preparing for tomorrow’s work today, and the steps we need to put in place as we come out of a pandemic

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/06/16/how-to-prepare-for-our-working-future-today/