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We need more strikes and more militancy to force wages growth

If unions were stronger, wages may not have stagnated and people might be willing to work in the horticulture industry.

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News flash! 40 ships missing off Sydney!

Botany and Kurnell are clear of ships. But, hey, it's been a long time since a Liberal leader had a chance to hurl abuse at a union.

Assistant Minister for Superannuation Jane Hume and HESTA CEO Debby Blakey (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas/HESTA)

50 years on, Milton Friedman's 'greed is good' mantra is dying. What's next?

After decades driven by the desire to maximise corporate profits, maybe it's time for a different approach?

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Gig economy saves the jobs market — a sign of things to come?

Don't be surprised if employers use the recession to employ more casuals and outsource more work.

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Bullshit jobs: COVID is our chance to cut the crap from our working lives

Vale David Graeber, a man who helped us see through the bullshit.

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Inside story: how The Age dragged a traumatised reporter through the courts

The Age has been quick to target an 'unethical' workers comp scheme — forgetting, maybe, how hard it fought to deny a former journalist compensation for years of psychological trauma.

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Top lawyer speaks out: AMP's 'toxic culture' silenced and bullied women

Employees are being pressured and silenced under AMP's 'whatever it takes' culture, experts and whistleblowers say.

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As the private sector slumps, governments must step up and be good bosses

This is not the time for governments to freeze wages. They should be helping economic recovery, not undermining it.

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There’s a term to describe cutting wages, then cashing in: COVID fraud

The legal industry is eyeing the litigious possibilities that COVID-19 will leave behind. One major opportunity: class actions by employees against employers.

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COVID's tail: the new normal may well involve long-term support for sufferers

Evidence is mounting that COVID-19 could leave long-lasting health effects on many sufferers. How will the government support these 'long-haulers' post-pandemic?

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