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EMPLOYMENT MINISTER COUNTS ON IMAGINARY JOBS TO GROW EMPLOYMENT

November 16, 2015

In responding to questions about what precisely the Government would do to respond to today’s slump in full-time employment, Employment Minister Michaelia Cash, seemed to suggest that CHAFTA would be the silver bullet for Australia’s unemployment woes.

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CLEANERS’ PAY SLASH DENIES A SECURE JOB AND DECENT WAGE

November 14, 2015

Every day is gruelling for Julie*, but you would never know it speaking to her. She’s proud of her job and the work she does cleaning Australia’s parliament.

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LABOR’S CLEAN UP: CLEANING SERVICES GUIDELINES TO BE REINSTATED

November 13, 2015

A Shorten Labor Government will reinstate the Commonwealth Cleaning Services Guidelines, which were callously and heartlessly abolished by the Abbott-Turnbull Government.

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UNEVEN EMPLOYMENT THE UNTOLD STORY OF JOBS FIGURES

November 13, 2015

Labor calls on the Abbott-Turnbull Government to outline its jobs plan to deal with the uneven employment opportunities apparent in this months’ unemployment figures

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YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT CHALLENGE HIGHLIGHTED BY RECENT REPORTS

November 12, 2015

The release of two recent reports from the Brotherhood of St Laurence, and Foundations for Young Australians about the challenges young people are facing in the labour market should provide a wakeup call to the Abbott-Turnbull Government.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT - 2UE WITH STUART BOCKING- CANBERRA

November 10, 2015

SUBJECT/S: The Liberals’ royal commission

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST