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DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE IS CRUCIAL TO BEATING THE SCOURGE

September 24, 2016

Labor does not agree with recent reports that claim perpetrators of domestic violence will be entitled to paid domestic and family violence leave.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT - SKY NEWS INTERVIEW - PVO NEWS DAY

September 22, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Penalty Rates; CUB Dispute; Unemployment.

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CASH MUST DISCLOSE DETAILS OF LAWLER SETTLEMENT

September 21, 2016

Labor demands the Minister for Employment uphold her obligation to the taxpayer and disclose the details of the entitlements afforded to the former Vice President of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) Mr Lawler following his resignation.

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DON’T BLAME THE JOBLESS FOR YOUR PROGRAM FAILURES

September 20, 2016

Australia's young unemployed shouldn't be forced to wear the blame for the shortcomings of the Turnbull Government’s job programs.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW FIVEAA ADELAIDE

September 20, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Unemployment; Welfare Reform; Backpacker Tax.

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THE TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST DROP ITS IDEOLOGICAL ATTACK ONCE AND FOR ALL 

September 15, 2016

Following today’s announcement that workers at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will be taking further protected industrial action, Labor demands the Turnbull Government sit down with the public sector and end its ideological attack on their working conditions. 

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST