work conditions

The Guardian • work conditions

Issue #2022

Amazon free one-day delivery built on extreme exploitation

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has announced plans to roll out free one-day delivery for hundreds of thousands of products in Melbourne and Sydney...

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Issue #2031

DINGO

The wholesale theft from Optus and Medibank of the personal information of their customers by hackers brings forth a quote from Karl Marx: “Finally, there...

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Working from home. Issue #2062

A bias toward yes

The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has claimed a win in service-wide Australian Public Service (APS) bargaining after locking in significant improvements to flexible...

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Issue #2063

DINGO

The union movement extended its thoughts to the loved ones of the food delivery rider who tragically lost his life in Sydney last week working...

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Issue #2040

DINGO

“Exhausted,” “struggling to cope,” “let down,” “dangerous,” and “overwhelmed” is how nurses have described working conditions at the prestigious St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Darlinghurst...

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Issue #2048

Action for jobs, pay, safety

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union members launched major rallies across Australia on Wednesday 5th April as anger mounts over serious issues facing the nation...

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NRL sport in play. Issue #2063

Rugby: Class Struggle at the Heart of the NRL

One of the more high-profile industrial disputes this year has been between the National Rugby League (NRL) and the Rugby League Players Association (RLPA), as...

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Issue #2044

Less than eight years to live

Silica dust is so fine that it is 100 times smaller than a grain of sand. But with each breath, you risk death. A Curtin...

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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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Crutches. Issue #2055

Injured workers kicked off compo

The Australian Services Union has turned the spotlight on the Victorian government’s proposed cuts to the workers’ compensation scheme for injured workers. These changes would...

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