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UNDEREMPLOYMENT RISES; WAGES STAGNATE

December 20, 2018

Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) labour force figures, reinforce the underlying structural problems of high underemployment and stagnant wages growth under this Liberal Government.

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SPEECH TO ALP NATIONAL CONFERENCE - ADELAIDE - TUESDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2018

December 18, 2018

Decent jobs with fair pay and conditions

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LABOR’S FAIR GO PLAN TO HELP CLOSE THE GENDER PAY GAP

December 18, 2018

Labor will deliver a fair go for Australian women by strengthening the ability of the Fair Work Commission to order pay increases for workers in female dominated industries such as early childhood, aged care, and disability services.

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LABOR WILL SAVE WORKERS’ SUPER FROM DODGY BOSSES

December 16, 2018

A Shorten Labor Government will help workers get their unpaid superannuation off unscrupulous employers – and we’ll make sure dodgy bosses are appropriately punished.

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ONLY LABOR WILL END UNFAIR TERMINATION OF AGREEMENTS (1)

December 14, 2018

The threat by Seven West Media to terminate its enterprise agreement is the latest example of a company using the threat of termination during bargaining.

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PROSECUTIONS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT GOVERNMENT CLEANERS PAY

December 13, 2018

The Morrison Government must guarantee workers cleaning Commonwealth buildings are not being ripped off after a company linked to one of its cleaning contractors was fined $20,000 in the Federal Circuit Court this week.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST