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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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LABOR ESTABLISHES SENATE INQUIRY INTO PORTABLE ENTITLEMENTS

November 10, 2015

Labor and the crossbench have successfully referred to the Education and Employment Senate References Committee an Inquiry which will examine the feasibility of, and options for creating, a national long service standard and the portability of long service and other entitlements.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST