unions

The end of JobKeeper…. and those left behind

Date Published: 02/04/2021 Category: Opinion Workers rights Working life

This time last year, Australian Unions fought for, and won, JobKeeper. This week, the Morrison Government has taken it away, with no plans for a replacement, writes Chloe Ward.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/02/the-end-of-jobkeeper-and-those-left-behind/

Super: What You Need to Know

Date Published: 03/12/2020 Category: Super

Superannuation can be hard to get your head around. We get it. It’s not exactly a topic of choice over dinner with friends and it’s often hard to understand. It can even be political, and for many, it’s something ‘Future You’ can worry about later.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/03/super-what-you-need-to-know/

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/

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/

The Australian Unions Supporter Program

Date Published: 29/07/2020 Category: Opinion

In July 2020, Australian Unions launched a new program to enable workers who are not eligible for union membership to support and engage with the union movement.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/29/the-australian-unions-supporter-program/

My boss told me I don’t need to join a union.

Date Published: 25/08/2017 Category: Opinion

Jak ask: I’ve just started my first job.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2017/08/25/my-boss-told-me-i-dont-need-to-join-a-union/