In the lead-up to the federal Jobs Summit, it is worth remembering that Australia is carrying a burgeoning precariat of unemployed and underemployed people, writes Malcolm King.
Business Council of Australia
Alex Bainbridge argues corporations should be properly taxed to generate the disaster funds required.
The union-bosses-government working groups to discuss industrial relations reform have not delivered and the PM has signalled new IR laws before Christmas. Sarah Hathway argues union leaderships need to get prepared.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions' new Change the Rules campaign is well underway.
In conjunction with a professional advertising and social media strategy, the campaign was launched on April 7, building up to the 12 Days of Action in early May around the May Day rallies. Thousands of people attended these rallies across the country, culminating in 120,000 workers marching in Melbourne on May 9.