In Today's Media

The fading reality of full-time jobs, especially for young workers (28/04/2017)
Sixty per cent of all new jobs being created are part-time. Since 2010, 20-somethings like me are facing an average decrease of 1900 full-time jobs every month.
Source: The New Daily

HSU accuses Guardian Property Services of exploiting its aged care facility cleaners (27/04/2017)
HSU accuses Guardian Property Services of exploiting its aged care facility cleaners
Source: ABC

Independent probe launched into AOC ‘bullying’ claims (27/04/2017)
A day of drama that included accusations, leaked emails and the “standing down” of a high-profile Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) staffer ended with a crisis meeting that stretched nearly three hours on Wednesday evening.
Source: The New Daily

Pay rises for workers a ‘challenge’ which won’t be met (27/04/2017)
THE Federal Budget will have bad news for workers stranded on wages which won’t grow with the economy.

Minimum wage for temporary visa holders falls behind inflation (26/04/2017)
The minimum wage for temporary work visa holders has not been revised to ensure it will keep up with inflation as part of federal government reforms to the visa system.
Source: SMH

Union chief: ‘loophole’ lets bosses change rules ‘whenever they want’ (26/04/2017)
Bosses have so heavily exploited the “loophole” of employing workers indirectly that Australia’s enterprise bargaining laws are effectively redundant, a senior union leader has warned.
Source: The New Daily

Are the 457 visa reforms an illusion act? (24/04/2017)
There was tellingly little outcry from business groups as the federal government promoted itself as tightening the tap on access to global workers.
Source: SMH

Unions vow to take on Amazon as its harsh reputation precedes it (24/04/2017)
Around the world, Amazon is famous for its low prices, fast delivery, ruthless efficiency and antipathy towards unions that say it treats workers like robots.
Source: SMH

McDonald’s workers rejoice after franchisee kicked out (24/04/2017)
Former McDonald’s employees have welcomed the company’s banishment of a Queensland franchisee accused of exploiting staff.
Source: The New Daily