The Guardian • migrant

Issue #2018

Compulsory training of Australians should be condition for migrant hires

The Australian Workers’ Union is calling for a compact between employers and unions that would allow the hiring of migrants to address the skills shortage,...

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Issue #2020

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...

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youth behind fence Issue #2098

UK Rwanda scheme copies Australian failure

The UK has begun mass arrests of migrants in preparation for Rishi Sunak’s Rwanda deportation scheme. The UK Home Office, which manages immigration, has released...

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Issue #1983

Young Workers’ Centre releases report into young migrant workers in the act

The Young Workers’ Centre, a Unions ACT initiative assisting young workers in Canberra, has released a report on the experiences of young migrant workers in the nation’s capital.

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Issue #2073

South Australia Inghams picket

CPA members in Adelaide attended the recent United Workers Union (UWU) picket against Inghams chicken. The workers at the Adelaide worksite are almost entirely migrant...

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Issue #2060

Migrant worker protections

Unions have welcomed the Albanese government’s announcement of new measures to protect migrant workers from exploitation. The government’s proposed package of measures includes new criminal...

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Union rally with flags. Issue #2073

Working future? – Cancel AUKUS

Last month the Labor government released its white paper on employment, Working Future (WF). Its stated objective is “sustained and inclusive full employment.” It has...

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