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'A wages crisis': The Coalition Government is shirking its duty

With wages stagnating and the cost of living continuing to balloon, the Government remains silent ...  
Workers’ wage rises lowest on record

The latest official wage growth figures show Australian workers are still missing out on their ...  
'Skills crisis': VET and TAFE undone by rampant neoliberalism

Late last week Innes Willox – head of Australian Industry Group – sent a letter to Scott ...  
ACTU decides to stay the course with 'Change The Rules' campaign

Following a review of its Change The Rules campaign and the resulting Labor Election failure, the ...  
When gaol is better than Newstart

Saying that “the best form of welfare is a job” is like saying “the best form of hospita ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Bishop, Pyne and the politics of envy

Once again, the cultural warriors of the right are caught in a conflict of loathing.   
Newstart, wage theft and fat ducks

If you’re trying to "have a go" in order to put food on the table, don’t expect to "get a go ...  
If Adani was a wind farm

If the Adani Carmichael coal mine was a wind farm there would be 4.7 times more Aussie jobs.  
The Coalition now serves foreign corporations first and foremost

The accumulation of evidence that the Liberal and National parties work for foreign interests is ...  
The Coalition: Have a go — pay me as I go

Christopher Pyne and Julie Bishop resigned one day and then accepted roles with companies whose ...  
The future of work: Unions be ready

Unions are struggling to retain memberships while the workplace environment adapts to future ...  
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 ...