The ALP’s new IR laws: new avenues for action, new shackles
CPA Logistics and Manufacturing Branch The ALP government has recently announced its new Industrial Relations laws. Positioned as a response to workers’ demands to organise...
At its Jobs and Skills Summit in September, the federal government will respond to staff shortages in nursing and aged care with a plan to...
ACTU pushes for radical reforms ahead of jobs summit
The federal government is holding a Jobs and Skills Summit in early September this year to address the “shared economic challenges” faced by Australians. The...
Jobs jobs jobs! Liberals ignore quality over quantity
Once again, one of the LNP’s go-to slogans for the upcoming federal election is “Jobs Jobs Jobs!” After Labor leader Albanese was raked over the...
What will Labor’s job plan deliver?
Labor Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese raised the expectations of many in the trade union movement with his announcement of Labor’s Secure Australian Jobs Plan
Time to break the shackles
Labor’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay bill gives lie to its title. It fails to provide trade unions and the working class with the unfettered right...
Feet on the ground
After nine years of corrupt, anti-people, climate deniers in office, the newly elected Albanese Labor government faces many challenges. Expectations of real change are high,...
The sun will shine, the wind will blow
Australia is on the brink of a total collapse of its domestic energy market amid a crisis that has been decades in the making. If...