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Wage rises in Australia hit rock bottom as employers profit from the pandemic

Wage rises are running at the lowest rate in Australia since records have been kept. Alan Austin ...  
Government and companies must do more to protect delivery drivers

Rather than spending millions on advertising, companies like Menulog should be prioritising the ...  
The plight of political staffers in Australian parliaments

All the major political parties must lift their game and treat political staffers better, writes ...  
The Coalition Government's deficit of trust

Scott Morrison's Government has weakened our faith in democracy and democratic institutions ...  
Wren's week: WorkChoices 2.0, casual work and a Labor resurgence

In his final column for 2020, John Wren says that the Coalition's harsh industrial relations ...  
Super’s potential should not be superseded, says ACTU

The ACTU has criticised the Morrison Government's attack on the superannuation system and is ...  
The Morrison Government's unfair treatment of disabled job seekers

Job seekers with disabilities claim job providers are cutting payments when they have missed ...  
JobSeeker recipients sacrificed in $507 billion stimulus spend

Despite support from across the political and ideological spectrum, the Morrison Government ...  
1.5 million Aussies out of work and the immigration solution

With 1.5m Aussies out of work, the Morrison Government may attempt to stimulate the economy by ...  
Wage theft still a big problem for the vulnerable

While Australia has been actively working against the wage theft problem, work still needs to be ...  
Educational inequality: Job guarantee would close the divide

A federally funded job guarantee would be a major step towards reducing inequality and closing ...  
Joblessness: Another photo op, no follow up disaster

The Morrison Government has mastered the "photo op, no follow up" — this time the JobKeeper ...  
Incompetence, not the pandemic, has wrecked the economy

Australia’s statistics agency has released job numbers the Coalition and the mainstream media ...  
The Great Australian Dream has become a nightmare as recession deepens

Amidst the worst economic crisis in almost a century, young Australians are increasingly worried ...  
Another week of Federal Budget deceptions and hypocrisies

The Coalition’s deficits are the deepest on record. But the duplicity is deeper still. Alan ...  
Make poverty history... this time

There is a way to eradicate poverty in Australia, writes Adrian McMahon. We just need the will.  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Budget 2020 — Coalition jettisons debt cult mantra for jobs

Last night's Budget announcement revealed that the Government is determined to make an attempt to ...  
Kathy Jackson's conviction: A long time coming

Yesterday, Kathy Jackson was convicted of charges related to the theft of over $100,000 of funds ...  

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