working women

Safe Work 4 Women: enough talk – it’s time for action

Date Published: 14/04/2021 Category: Health and safety Workers rights

Australian Unions has joined together with a diverse group of organisations representing women’s rights to demand the Morrison Government deliver real safety at work for women.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/04/14/safe-work-4-women/

What’s with the Liberals’ obsession with your super?

Date Published: 22/03/2021 Category: On The Job

What is it about the Morrison Government and its continued attempts to sabotage Australia’s superannuation system?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/22/whats-with-the-liberals-obsession-with-your-super/

Sexual harassment in the workplace – “it’s time for men to stand up”

Date Published: 17/03/2021 Category: On The Job

Journalist and media advocate Karen Percy says when it comes to dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace, “it’s time for men to stand up”.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/17/sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace-its-time-for-men-to-stand-up/

Enough is enough – 5 takeaways from #March4Justice

Date Published: 16/03/2021 Category: Human Rights Opinion

Thousands of people have taken to the streets to voice their anger at the sexual violence faced by women in Australia and the failings of the Government to take meaningful action against it.
What did we learn?

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/16/enough-is-enough-5-takeaways-from-march4justice/

Meet the workers facing the worst of the Morrison Government’s IR Bill

Date Published: 12/03/2021 Category: Opinion Workers rights Working life

You’ve heard a lot from me about the dangers of the Morrison Government’s IR Omnibus Bill. That’s because it’s important. It will entrench casualisation, undermine wages and conditions, and stall Australia’s recovery from the Covid-19 recession.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/12/meet-the-workers-facing-the-worst-of-the-morrison-governments-ir-bill/

Meet Sherree: one cut from poverty

One shift can make all the difference for aged care worker Sherree Clarke. But in the midst of a pandemic, she actually saw fewer of them.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/10/meet-sherree-one-cut-from-poverty/

Women hit hard by COVID recession

Date Published: 09/03/2021 Category: On The Job

The COVID-19 recession has been an economic calamity for millions of Australian women and its impact on their financial wellbeing could linger for decades to come according to a new report released by the Grattan Institute.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/09/women-hit-hard-by-covid-recession/

It’s time to get real about the issues working women face every day

Date Published: 09/03/2021 Category: Human Rights Workers rights

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, Australian Unions have released a report into women’s progress and gender equality in Australia and wow, do we need to do better.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/09/lets-get-real-about-the-issues-working-women-face-every-day/

5 ways to support women co-workers every day

Date Published: 08/03/2021 Category: Human Rights Working life

International Women’s Day is here again – a day to celebrate the achievements of women and a call to action in the ongoing fight for gender equality.
A day is great, but it got us thinking. What can we be doing to support women in our workplaces all year round? So, we’ve put together a list of 5 ways you can start making a difference.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/08/5-ways-to-support-women-co-workers-every-day/

International Women’s Day 2021 Report

Date Published: 08/03/2021 Category: Covid-19 Human Rights Industrial Relations

Reality check for Australian Working Women International Women’s Day is a day to reflect upon and honour the work of all the women who fought for the rights and protections that working women have today. But this year, it’s also a day for a reality check – because this Government has left women behind. The…

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/03/08/international-womens-day-2021-report-reality-check-for-australian-working-women/