wage theft

Clothing The Gap

Date Published: 13/12/2020 Category: On The Job

This episode; a Victorian Aboriginal owned social enterprise that is a dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals and the Federal Government’s latest industrial relations bill.


Member Benefits Update October 2019

Date Published: 02/10/2019 Category: Member Benefits

The October edition of your member benefits update brings you five reasons on why it’s a good time to be a first home buyer right now, we have info on unpaid super (the silent wage theft), there’s some bargains to be had with home and contents insurance, we report on why Health and Safety Reps are crucial in the war on workplace stress and we have a $100 WISH gift card to give away in our monthly competition!
Photo: L-R Our AFL Footy Tipping winner and CPSU member Toby Hunt, CPSU National Organiser, Ella Factor and Andrew Wallace from ME presenting Toby with his winnings last month


Five reasons it’s a good time to be a first home buyer
A lot is happening in the market to turn a first home buyer’s frown upside down.


Unpaid super – the silent wage theft

Date Published: 30/09/2019 Category: Member Benefits

Wage theft has dominated the news cycle in recent months – but that’s not the only scandal taking place in dodgy workplaces across Australia.


Do I Get Paid Less Because I Come From Overseas?

Date Published: 04/09/2019 Category: Opinion Workers rights

ANONYMOUS I work on a plant farm.


Member Benefits Update August 2019

Date Published: 08/08/2019 Category: Member Benefits Super

The August edition of your member benefits update brings you the latest on how to put your tax refund to good use, we look at the scourge of unpaid super, there’s some great Father’s Day deals available using your Member Benefits program and you could win one of five family (ADMIT 4) inseason passes to see Angry Birds in our monthly competition!


Save or splurge? Put your tax refund to good use
How good is tax time? In exchange for a few hours filling out your tax return, you could receive a handy refund cheque.


Unpaid super – the hidden wage theft

Date Published: 06/08/2019 Category: Member Benefits Super

Each year in Australia, employers are failing to pay billions of dollars in superannuation to their workers yet we don’t hear much about this.


Hands off our super

Date Published: 02/08/2019 Category: Member Benefits Super

Thanks to a ginger group of backbenchers, the super guarantee is back in the spotlight and the promised increase to 12 per cent is once again under threat.


Member Benefits Update March 2019

Date Published: 06/03/2019 Category: Member Benefits

In the March edition of your Member Benefits Update find out about what’s happening in your state for International Women’s Day, learn how to improve your credit health, there’s a great deal for union members on car hire, find out if your super is being paid on time plus there’s our FREE footy tipping competitions for union members to join!  
Above image courtesy of We Are Union Women


Improve your credit health
You stay active, try to eat from a variety of food groups and aim for a decent amount of sleep each night.


Is your super being paid on time?

Date Published: 28/02/2019 Category: Member Benefits Super

You would be angry if you weren’t paid your wages on time – so why wouldn’t you be upset over your missing superannuation?Right now 1 in 3 Australian workers who are eligible to receive super payments are missing out on what they’re entitled to with a total cost of almost $6 billion per year and growing.


underpaid wages

Date Published: 07/08/2017 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Jordan asks: I am currently working for a company that is not paying our tax or super and doesn’t give us pay slips.