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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 ...  
Australia's unemployment: It's worse than you're being told

When it comes to jobs in a global context, Australia's missing out. Alan Austin reveals the ...  
DUNCAN STORRAR: The insidious consequences of disability pension cuts

Duncan Storrar explains the cruel cycle of poverty and devastation being inflicted on the mentally ...  
Commonwealth Employment Service: The pitfalls of privatisation

Darren Rexter examines the ways in which the privatisation of the Commonwealth Employment Service ...  
Facing the facts: Hundreds of thousands homeless and unemployed

Gerry Georgatos reveals the unemployment and homeless rates in Australia that we're not being ...  
How the Liberals directly control news media narratives

It is common knowledge that Melbourne's Herald Sun is a Liberal Party front, but now, after a ...  
Michaelia Cash slut shames young women: Jobs minister bully — go now!

A jobs and innovation minister who engages in the sexist bullying of young staffers? Michaelia ...  
Turnbull's new 'Keep Australia working' mantra just doesn't add up

The Coalition's catch phrases are all about creating more and better jobs for Australians — but ...  
Australian universities must eschew narrow fixation on jobs

Universities are trying to produce graduates with the skills employers need now and in the future ...  
Telstra culture and death

For the longest time, I have remained silent on my experiences working with Telstra. Now a person ...  
Lives of people on Work for the Dole are worth less

The death of Josh Park-Fing highlights the absence of basic human rights for unemployed people on ...  
Casual academia: Flexibility, agility and despair

Tutoring or lecturing at university is often a life of disadvantage and precarity, where casual ...  
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