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GOVERNMENT MUST ACT TO PROTECT APPRENTICES

November 21, 2018

Given recent examples of exploitation of apprentices, what guarantees are there that the bush wage subsidy won’t attract non-compliant employers?

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WOMEN’S ECONOMIC SECURITY

November 20, 2018

After five years of Liberal governments, Kelly O’Dwyer’s announcements today are too little, too late.

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35 YEARS OF NATIONAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK BUT STILL MUCH MORE TO BE DONE

November 20, 2018

Labor acknowledges the 35th National Asbestos Awareness Week.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP PERTH MONDAY, 19TH NOVEMBER 2018

November 20, 2018

SUBJECTS: Launch of the 35th Asbestos Awareness Week

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CANBERRA THURSDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2018

November 15, 2018

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures, Same sex marriage.

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GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE CONCERNED THAT WAGES CONTINUE TO STAGNATE

November 15, 2018

Labor welcomes the unemployment rate seen in today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) labour force figures, but continues to be concerned about the underlying structural problems of high underemployment and stagnant wages growth.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST