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STATEMENT ON THE REMOVAL OF THE MV MARILOULA & MV LOWLANDS BRILLIANCE FROM BLUESCOPE FREIGHT SERV...

January 17, 2019

Australia’s maritime laws exist to protect jobs for Australian workers on trade between domestic ports from being undercut by exploited foreign workers who have been shown to be paid as little as $2 an hour.

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WOLLONGONG COAL AGREEMENT WIN FOR PAY AND JOB SECURITY

January 17, 2019

Labor will always stand up for workers that’s why we welcome reports today of an agreement between workers, employers and unions at Wollongong Coal that improves pay and job security.

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NOWHERE LEFT TO HIDE: TIME FOR CASH TO COME CLEAN

January 15, 2019

Senator Cash has nowhere to hide and no excuses left after today’s reports that the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) will not lay charges despite Michaelia Cash’s office admitting to unlawfully leaking to the media the Registered Organisation Commission raid on AWU offices.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP MELBOURNE THURSDAY, 21 DECEMBER 2018

December 21, 2018

SUBJECTS: ABS Unemployment Figures; Multi employer bargaining.

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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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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST