The attack on workers’ rights started today…

Today’s media has been flooded by stories about the Productivity Commission’s Review into the Fair Work Act. But what does it mean for you? For some time employers and their associations have been lobbying the Federal Liberal Government to look at amending the Fair Work Act’s provisions for workers, particularly in reference to penalty rates.…

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Change the Rules Rally 10 April 2019

March for job security and fair pay for all working Australians. Download details and print a poster here March commences at; Victorian Trades Hall Council 10.30am Wednesday 10 April 2019 ASU Members Meeting from 9.30am ASU Offices 116 Queensberry Street Carlton South followed by march to Trades Hall at 10am    

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Babies, bosses and big workplace changes

Laws that benefit women in the workplace need to be strengthened so that female staff are less dependent on an employer’s whim. Not too many people will be surprised by Tony Abbott’s decision to ditch his signature policy on paid parental leave. It was an unpopular policy that seemed to disproportionately favour women who needed…

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