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ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK RAISES PROFILE OF DEADLY DISEASE

November 28, 2015

Today, during Asbestos Awareness Week, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Brendan O’Connor along with Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health Tony Zappia attended the Asbestos Victims Association of South Australia’s Memorial Day in Adelaide.

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LABOR TO INTRODUCE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

November 26, 2015

A Shorten Labor Government will make domestic and family violence leave a universal workplace right, to further support those suffering family and domestic violence in our community.

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PIZZA HUT UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT – GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON WORKER EXPLOITATION

November 24, 2015

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PIZZA HUT UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT – GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON WORKER EXPLOITATION (1)

November 24, 2015

Labor again calls on the Government to examine whether the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has sufficient powers and resources to prevent worker exploitation, following revelations that Pizza Hut is underpaying wages to its delivery drivers.

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7-ELEVEN WHISTLEBLOWER IGNORED – GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON WORKER EXPLOITATION

November 22, 2015

Labor again calls on the Government to examine whether the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has sufficient powers and resources to prevent worker exploitation, and to consider whistleblower protection laws in private companies, following the latest revelations in the 7-Eleven worker exploitation case that staff concerns were ignored.

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AS MUCH FRONT AS MYER – GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON WORKER EXPLOITATION

November 19, 2015

Labor again calls on the Government to examine whether the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has sufficient powers and resources to prevent worker exploitation, following Myer’s refusal to accept responsibility for the underpayment of wages to people cleaning their stores.

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