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PROTECTING LOCAL WORKERS – RESTORING FAIRNESS TO AUSTRALIA’S SKILLED VISA SYSTEM

April 23, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will protect Australian wages from being undercut and ensure employers are not using overseas workers as a cheap replacement for local workers.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW RN BREAKFAST TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2019

April 23, 2019

SUBJECTS: Skilled worker visas; Wages; Adani; Water buy-backs.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE GLADSTONE TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2019

April 23, 2019

SUBJECTS: Future of manufacturing, gas pipeline, protecting local workers, Adani product, wages, workplace relations, climate change, electric vehicles, small business, Scott Morrison failure to rule out a death tax.

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MORRISON’S PENALTY RATE CUTS LEAVE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORSE OFF

April 22, 2019

If Scott Morrison and the Liberals are elected on 18 May, cuts to penalty rates will leave workers up to $26,000 worse off.

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MORRISON’S PENALTY RATE CUTS LEAVE AUSTRALIAN WORKERS UP TO $370 WORSE OFF OVER EASTER

April 20, 2019

Scott Morrison’s penalty rate cuts will leave low paid Australian workers in retail, hospitality, fast food, restaurant and pharmacy losing as much as $370 out of their pay packet this Easter.

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NSW WORKERS STAND TO LOSE UP TO $370 OF PENALTY RATES THIS EASTER BREAK

April 20, 2019

Low paid NSW workers in retail, fast food, hospitality and pharmacy could be up to $370 worse off this Easter due to Scott Morrison’s penalty rate cuts.

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