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March 12, 2014 12:59 PM

We don't want a US-style army of the working poor

If weekend and night rates are lost how we work and live will be transformed for the worse.

 

March 11, 2014 11:34 AM

We don't want a US-style army of the working poor

Imagine an Australia with no compensation for working public holidays, weekends, or nights, or overtime. Imagine an Australia that allows the award safety net of pay and conditions to be undercut. That's where the federal government is taking us.

 

February 27, 2014 4:14 PM

Tony Abbott: Please respect our sacrifice

Tony Abbott: Please respect our sacrifice. Hands off our penalty rates.

 

February 18, 2014 3:08 PM

Thousands rally for right to protest

Thousands join paramedic Morgyn McCarthy in declaration of right to campaign and protest...

 

February 17, 2014 10:27 AM

Penalty rates a fair reward for sacrifice

Penalty rates are a fair reward for the sacrifices workers and their families make writes Jess Walsh.

 

February 07, 2014 4:04 PM

Penalty rates essential for families and services

Penalty rates essential for families and services

 

February 04, 2014 5:37 PM

'What Do They Think We Are - Robots?'

City cleaner Suzie Kotevski sets the Productivity Commission straight on working until 70: 'Robots, we're not!'

 

January 22, 2014 8:30 AM

86-year old woman dies after two hour wait for ambulance

86-year old woman dies after two hour wait for ambulance

 

January 14, 2014 2:14 PM

To Build A Life

What's a good job? Peter knows: It's full time, stable & on-going. You can build a life on that. #ausunions

 

December 20, 2013 11:35 AM

A Winning Hand

This year winning at the casino is not just for the punters - workers at Crown are seeing a bigger share.

 

December 11, 2013 5:46 PM

Sea of Red

Paramedics' rally blankets Parliament House steps in a sea of red.

 

November 27, 2013 5:19 PM

An Extraordinary Man

Read this man's amazing story of resilience and devotion to his family.