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True power lies in the workplace

Work is changing. Zero hours contracts, low wages and automation are threats to job security in Scotland and across the developed world. Nonetheless, work remains very much part of the tapestry of our lives. 264 more words

Use power tools safely

Early this year, SafeWork inspectors attended an incident in southwest Sydney after a 15-year-old construction worker got severe lacerations to his thigh, down to the bone, while using a circular saw to cut lengths of timber. 155 more words

Workplace Safety

Get it right: ask an inspector

Based in St. Mary’s, Enviro Pallets manufactures timber pallets. It’s a small business, with just six full time workers – plus a handful of labour hire workers from Ability Options, an agency that supports people with disabilities. 188 more words

Workplace Safety

India Amends Schedule (Hazardous List) to the Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986

India has amended the schedule in the Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 with regard to mines, inflammable substances or explosives, and hazardous processes. 122 more words

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How the Budget is spent: Youth Employment Initiative

Written by Ana Claudia Alfieri,

In the wake of the economic and financial crisis, young people became one of the age groups most at risk of social exclusion. 265 more words


Labour's Gain Shows Unions' Pain - But Change Is Coming

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(TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady with public sector workers. Credit: Carl Court, Getty Images)

The Labour Party membership booms to over 600,000… 938 more words

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