Casual workers finally win right to apply to go permanent
01 Oct 2018
Casual workers will tomorrow win the right to request a move into permanent
employment – a move the union representing retail and fast-food workers says is a
huge step towards addressing Australia’s insecure work epidemic.
Motorcycle riders face a distinct set of challenges, both on and off the road, from mutterings of ‘Sorry Mate, I Didn’t See You’ (SMIDSY), dangerous road surfaces and wire barriers, to inconsistent road rules from State to State.
Unfair penalty rate cuts hit retail and fast food workers hard
02 Jul 2018
This round of penalty rates cuts, beginning from July 1 for 700,000 Australians including hundreds of thousands of workers in retail and fast food were deeply unfair, did not create jobs, did not stimulate the economy and once again demonstrated why Australia needs to change the rules relating to work.