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AUSTRALIAN WORKERS MISS OUT AGAIN UNDER LIBERALS

January 02, 2017

Labor calls on the Government to support Labor's plan to ensure more Australians get in to local jobs following reports this week that while Australian engineers are struggling to find work the Liberal government brought a record number of skilled engineers to Australia in 2015-2016.

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6 MONTHS SINCE ELECTION AND EXPLOITATION STILL WRIT-LARGE IN THE LABOUR MARKET

January 02, 2017

Today marks exactly six months since the election, yet the Turnbull Government has failed to enact one single measure that will prevent the widespread exploitation occurring in Australia’s labour market.

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CHRISTMAS WORKERS DESERVE MORE

December 25, 2016

Christmas Day has finally arrived.   If you are working today, the first thing I’d like to say to you is thank you.   If you’re not, I hope you have a lovely day.   I hope that you, like myself, woke up this morning with loved ones.   If you have kids, irrespective of the ungodly hour they woke up at, I hope you watched them unwrap presents to see a grin spread from ear to ear.   Now that it&rsquo...

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT WRONG ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

December 22, 2016

Labor welcomes the Australia Institute, Centre for Future Work research released today, which states that domestic violence leave won't disrupt Australia's economy, and flies in the face of the erroneous claims from the Turnbull Government.

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MINISTER STILL HAS NO MANDATE

December 21, 2016

Today marks one year since the release of the Productivity Commission’s (PC) review into workplace relations, yet the Turnbull Government still has not provided its response.

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MYEFO FAILS JOBS TEST

December 20, 2016

The MYEFO has revealed the Turnbull Government's "jobs and growth" slogan for the charade it is.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST