In the face of eroded union powers, failed campaigns and blurred class lines, young workers are turning to new ways of organising in the fight for their rights.
Can we really say Australia has "good" unemployment rate when 21% of Indigenous Australians can't find jobs?
George Calombaris' offences are a direct affront to the food industry that both he and MasterChef purport to support and glorify. Network Ten must make a stand.
Hospitality is one of the worst sectors for worker exploitation in Australia — and it's foreign workers who are most exploited.
With up to a quarter of small and medium businesses in Australia ripping off their workers, how can wage theft be properly tackled?
Former Queensland Nickel workers are owed money. That isn't in dispute. The question here is whether Palmer is allowed to demand silence in exchange for that money.
Labor says the election will be a referendum on wages, but so far has proposed little that will make a material difference for workers stuck with stagnant incomes.
Former Indigenous employees say the organisation has been marred by an exodus of Aboriginal staff, a collapse of specialist programs and a failure to meet reconciliation targets.
This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.