Tag: workers

Fruit picking worker exploitation exposes the human cost of low prices

A new campaign from the Australian Worker’s Union has put a spotlight on blatant exploitation within the fruit picking industry and places pressure on the National Farmers Federation and supermarket duolopy to push back against these practices. Journalist for The Guardian Australia, Ben Butler spoke with On the Job with Francis Leach & Sally Rugg…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/22/fruit-picking-worker-exploitation-exposes-the-human-cost-of-low-prices/

Someone is messing with your rights at work – what you need to know

A new Industrial Relations (IR) law that will allow employers to cut the wages and conditions of workers has just been introduced.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/10/someone-is-messing-with-your-rights-at-work-what-you-need-to-know/