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MALCOM TURNBULL HAS FAILED TO PROTECT PENALTY RATES

February 24, 2017

Today’s decision to cut penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers is a devastating blow for the hundreds of thousands of low paid workers who rely on them, and was made possible because Malcolm Turnbull and his government have been campaigning for these cuts.  

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ANNUAL WAGES GROWTH HITS YET ANOTHER RECORD LOW UNDER TURNBULL (1)

February 23, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull is so out of touch with everyday Australians that at a time when we are facing the slowest wages growth since the 1990s recession his Government has pushed fo

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LIBERALS HAVE NO PLAN FOR WORKERS AS COCA COLA CANS SOUTH AUSTRALIAN OPERATION

February 23, 2017

Following today’s announcement that Coca Cola will close the door on its South Australian manufacturing operations in 2019, Labor calls on the Turnbull Government to move quickly to ensure retrenched workers are given every support possible to transition into secure new jobs.  

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT-RADIO INTERVIEW-WAVE FM

February 22, 2017

SUBJECTS: Illawarra jobs forum.  

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BUILDING A JOBS PLAN FOR THE ILLAWARRA

February 22, 2017

Today in Albion Park, the Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Brendan O’Connor, joined Stephen Jones, Member for Whitlam, and Sharon Bird, Member for Cunningham at a local jobs forum to talk about job creation across the Illawarra.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT-RADIO INTERVIEW- ABC ILLAWARRA MORNINGS

February 21, 2017

SUBJECTS: Illawarra jobs forum.

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