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CFMEU boss John Setka in the firing line

Something is not quite right in the John Setka matter, writes Frank O'Shea.  
Kathy Jackson in court — but not today

The Jacksonville saga continues as Kathy Jackson's trial for 70 fraud-related charges is postponed ...  
Why raising Newstart is more important than you think

Factors such as wage stagnation and the automation of the manufacturing sector have given need for ...  
Change the rules: Tipping the scales in favour of workers' rights

Current industrial relations laws are too restrictive for workers. A swift and substantive change ...  
Wren's week: Australia's recession, refugee baiting and Labour day

This week, John Wren analyses the Liberal's Party drift towards electoral defeat, Scott Morrison's ...  
A Universal Basic Income will work

Remembering how the Government assisted those in need decades ago, it's apparent that the only ...  
GetUp! and Bank Australia: The Advance Australia hatchet job in The Australian

An article that was recently published in The Australian has unfairly criticised campaign organ ...  
The PaTH to misery

Recently, an uproar was created by the revelation of Hungry Jack's paying interns $4 per hour, but ...  
Newstart living akin to house arrest

Trying to survive on the Newstart allowance severely limits what a recipient can do, including ...  
Neoliberalism, the ALP and the full death rattle Morrison Government

If they win power in 2019, will the Labor Party be any better than this full death rattle Morrison ...  
Big economic benefits for raising Newstart says Deloitte

Deloitte has put forward a report showing how increasing the Newstart allowance will lead to our ...  
Dole bludgers and other urban myths

It's time to put the dole bludger myth to bed and focus on helping young people down on their ...  
The MMT government job guarantee

The modern monetary theory can also offer a solution to the nation's unemployment problems, writes ...  
BRENDAN O'CONNOR: Australia has a wages problem

The Coalition is still working on the discredited theory of trickle-down economics, the winners of ...  
Are Australian labour hire companies exploiting vulnerable workers?

All over Australia labour-hire companies are big business, hiring mainly casual and temporary ...  
Work for the dole — a punishing reality for jobseekers

While the Work for the Dole program has good intentions, it is laden with problems rendering it ...  
Will the #AgedCareRC help us value the elderly?

As the Aged Care Royal Commission begins, it is important that broader socio-political factors ...  
Comcare: How our workplaces ostracise sexual harassment victims

Luke Williams exposes Australia’s failing complaint systems, services and legal culture when it ...