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Lambie sells out her voters

Lambie sells out her voters

If Lambie is purporting to represent the non-elites, and Tasmania, and especially northern Tasmania, then hobbling union power is a hell of a way to go about it.

The government bill that could end workplace strikes as we know them

The government bill that could end workplace strikes as we know them

The government's desire to stifle union dissent is once again on full display.

Why Australian workers can't win

Why Australian workers can't win

No matter what Australian workers do, business demands an ever more comprehensive victory over them.

Wage theft is because of complex awards? Yeah right.

Wage theft is because of complex awards? Yeah right.

Businesses insists award complexity is why they repeatedly underpay their workers. The facts show otherwise.

Is it really that hard for chefs to pay minimum wage?

Is it really that hard for chefs to pay minimum wage?

Celebrity chefs are calling for an amnesty for employers who underpay their workers, insisting the Australia's labour laws are too complicated to follow. But the experts Crikey spoke to say it's not that hard.

Hitler meme employee’s downfall 

Hitler meme employee’s downfall 

A BP employee will appeal the Fair Work Commission’s ruling that it was fair to sack him over a popular online Hitler meme. The case is the latest in a line of examples of social media blurring the lines between work and recreation.

We can't tackle climate change without tackling striking laws

We can't tackle climate change without tackling striking laws

How much larger and more effective would climate protests be if Australian workers truly had the right to strike?

We need to make 'bad' jobs great again

We need to make 'bad' jobs great again

Today's jobs aren't inherently worse than those that came before, but they are in need of dire help.

State of the union: what next for the ACTU?

State of the union: what next for the ACTU?

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.

For some in Australia, unemployment is worse now than during the Great Depression

For some in Australia, unemployment is worse now than during the Great Depression

Can we really say Australia has "good" unemployment rate when 21% of Indigenous Australians can't find jobs?