Tag: Work

Coronavirus Australia: A retail property apocalypse is unfolding – and it’s going to be unpleasant

A near-empty Chadstone shopping centre in Melbourne on March 20. It's commercial suicide to keep trading when there are no customers but it's creating headaches for landlords.

Is this the “work” News Corp is demanding workers to go back to? I doubt it. They don’t seem to define what jobs they calling for a return to 60 News Corp papers without advertisers? (ODT)

via Coronavirus Australia: A retail property apocalypse is unfolding – and it’s going to be unpleasant

Boomers vs Millennials: the gig economy breaks & enters the Australian Public Service – Michael West

The Australian Public Service and the gig economy.

Casualisation of the workforce disproportionally affects younger generations. From Amazon’s big MEL1 sweatshop to even the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), the gig economic proliferates. Millennial lawyer Geordie Wilson reports that even the Australian Government is casualising its workforce at an astounding rate. In this, the first of our series Millennials vs Boomers, Wilson says illegal workplace practices appear to be rife even in the public service. It is something the Baby Boomers generation would hardly have even contemplated as, back in the day, they sought secure government jobs and the protection of the law.

via Boomers vs Millennials: the gig economy breaks & enters the Australian Public Service – Michael West

Christian Porter doesn’t understand insecure work can be scarier than coronavirus | Van Badham | Opinion | The Guardian

A barista making coffee

Australia’s attorney general Christian Porter has pooh-poohed concerns about the fate of casual workers caught up in the coronavirus crisis, saying they would have “already made provisions” if they have to take time off work.

via Christian Porter doesn’t understand insecure work can be scarier than coronavirus | Van Badham | Opinion | The Guardian

Change the Rules – Casual and Insecure Work – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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Change The Rules Campaign

Join the biggest movement for workers in Australia right now. Join the Change The Rules Campaign. Don’t forget to join your union. If you want to fight the Liberals, do the one thing they hate and one thing they can’t break – stand in solidarity.

I will leave you with my favourite Change the Rules Tweet today. This tweet has an important heartfelt message and it goes to the heart of this article.

via Change the Rules – Casual and Insecure Work – » The Australian Independent Media Network