GOVERNMENT SUBMISSION IN REPLY ON PENALTY RATES AGAIN FAILS TO PROTECT WORKERS

In a case of Déjà Vu , Malcolm Turnbull’s submission in reply to the Fair Work Commission is as weak and pathetic as its original submission and fails to do anything to stop people’s pay being cut.
 

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TWO MONTHS ON AND TURNBULL STILL SUPPORTS SLASHING PENALTY RATES

Two months have passed since Australians learned about the decision to cut penalty rates, and Malcolm Turnbull and his Liberals have done nothing to stop this devastating blow to low income workers.
 

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AFTER 115 YEARS, WOMEN ARE STILL FIGHTING

In 1902, female telegraphists led by Louisa Dunkley at the Post and Telegraph Department of Victoria, fought a vigorous battle and in a somewhat historic feat won equal pay for women in the Commonwealth Public Service Act.

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ONE YEAR ON FROM WORK FOR THE DOLE TRAGEDY: STILL NO ANSWERS FROM TURNBULL GOVERNMENT


Today marks one year since a young man tragically died on a Work for the Dole site in Toowoomba.

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COUNT DOWN: TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SAVE PENALTY RATES

After today's Easter Monday public holiday, time is running out to stop penalty rates being cut.

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LABOR'S EGGCELLENT EASTER IDEA FOR MALCOLM TURNBULL

If Malcolm Turnbull is lost for gifts this Easter, Labor has an idea – supporting Labor's legislation to protect penalty rates would be wonderful Easter treat for hundreds of thousands of Australians.

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