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From the superficial to the real “real world”: underemployment, wages and the future for the majority

From the superficial to the real “real world”: underemployment, wages and the future for the majority

Don Sutherland, June 2018 I like The Guardian Australia’s Greg Jericho’s work and, as some of you may know, I share it around quite often. This piece maintains his high standards with clear information that we can all work with in various ways, including of course in the activities of the Change the Rules Campaign.…

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What does it mean when you are, or you become a union member?

What does it mean when you are, or you become a union member?

By Don Sutherland, 23rd March 2018 How does a non-member join their union? One convenient way to do it is to use the ACTU’s on line joining up tool: https://www.australianunions.org.au/join . Why are these questions relevant right now? (If not directly for you but certainly for people you know.) There are several reasons. In no…

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The National Wage Review is On: What is the Union Strategy?

The National Wage Review is On: What is the Union Strategy?

Don Sutherland, February 23, 2018 One of the 2 most important dates for workers this year is looming. The National Wage Review for 2107-18 (NWR18) conducted by the notorious Fair Work Commission (FWC) gets under way for real on 13 March. This is the deadline date for submissions from interested parties as to what this…

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