Employee Rights

Australia rates poorly in global investigation into worker abuse

Workers across the world — including Australia — are being denied  important basic human rights,  a new global investigation warns.

The new International Trade Union Confederation’s (ITUC) Global Rights Index ranks countries on how well they protect employment rights including  freedom of association, collective bargaining and the right to strike.

Fighting back against the generalised JDF

Budget cuts for staff in any workplace brings with it a number of risks – spiralling overtime, higher levels of stress and an expectation that everyone left needs to ‘step up.’ What happens when ‘stepping up’ or ‘embracing change’ means that your Job Description Form (JDF) suddenly becomes unrecognisable to you?