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Unpaid work put on trial

Unpaid work is on the rise in Australia. Many young people either take unpaid trial shifts or unpaid internships as a way to get a foothold into work. 77 more words


Who really values education?

Part of the reason Isobel Redmond was forced to step down as Opposition Leader were her comments on the staffing levels of the Education Department. 97 more words


Big Steps hit the streets

Your Rights at Night reporter Ben Reichstein went along to the National Big Steps Day of Action in Adelaide on Saturday 17/11/12. At the march and picnic were Childcare workers, parents, kids and of course their union United Voice. 47 more words


Tea Tree Gully workers fight for 4%

Maintenance and administrative staff are involved in a lengthy enterprise bargaining dispute with the Tea Tree Gully Council. After voting down the proposed agreement twice, the case is likely to appear before the Industrial Relations. 41 more words


This is what a journalist looks like...

Devils’ Dust premiers this Sunday on ABC 1 – it’s the dramatisation of the book “Killer Company” by ABC journalist Matt Peacock, and tells the story of the struggle to get James Hardie to admit they knew asbestos was dangerous, and then to get them to pay compensation to workers and their families who developed deadly mesothelioma. 63 more words



The bi-annual National Women in Male Dominated Industries (WIMDOI) Conference 2012, hosted by the ACTU, is being held in Adelaide this week.

The 2012 Conference will focus on skills development for women activists in male dominated industries and occupations, including workplace organising and campaigning.  121 more words


Doing your block for Gonski

The Education Union is asking for your help to spread the word about the need for political action on school funding.

Join teachers, parents and principals from across the country and take part in a special action – Do your block for Gonski. 38 more words