2021 A year of struggles
Welcome back to all the Workers’ Weekly readers. We will have to fight for a better year for all ensuring that workers don’t pay for the crisis.
Ignoring workers: the government’s “recovery” is grim
The underemployed need more hours of work. Low and middle-income workers need a wage rise, job security, and affordable public housing.
Roll over, roll over for $43.57 a day!
When I imagine cabinet ministers meeting with stakeholders to discuss JobSeeker, I see a bunch of terrifying posh people pushing reports and numbers aside for the night to drink, laugh and celebrate their insidious genius.
Pro-business – Anti-worker
Women, aged care, and jobs were to be the focus of the 2021-22 federal budget – or so we were led to believe, prior to its release.
Workers forced to pay for crisis
Australian government income support for the COVID19 crisis, JobKeeper and JobSeeker, has ceased and been revised from April despite ongoing hardships for workers in Australia relating to the pandemic.