May 23, 2018
Crikey readers debate young people fighting for workers' rights, the importance of the royal wedding and Labor's "rollovers" on national security.
May 22, 2018 4
Why does a 20-year-old deserve less pay than a 21-year-old doing the same job? If the unions want more young people on board, this is the way to get them.
May 18, 2018 8
It's hard to see how any long-term return to higher wages growth will be achieved without a significant rise in strikes, which have been at historically low levels for many years.
March 28, 2018 7
Graeme Haycroft, the man behind a breakaway nurse's union pushing a beat-up of nurses having to declare their white privilege, has an unlikely history to be speaking out for workers' rights.
February 6, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Businesses and unions go head to head over corporate tax cuts. Plus, Trump's bloviating creates unusual bedfellows. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
January 29, 2018 33
The defusing of Sydney rail-worker's threat to strike has raised once again the question of how free our right to strike really is.
December 8, 2017 7
Rating hospitality bosses ... Bennelong simmers along ... marriage equality's colourful stamp ...
June 27, 2017 5
Crikey spoke to Gideon Rozner, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, about a few of the omissions in his report on the Fair Work Act.
May 3, 2017
Unions NSW has struck a deal with gig-for-hire website Airtasker. But will that mean enforceable protection for workers, or just symbolic guidelines?
April 13, 2017
Who exactly told the government these laws were necessary?
April 3, 2017 2
And are the provisions of the corrupting benefits legislation even enforceable?
March 17, 2017
As anyone condemning McManus surely knows, striking just because you haven't been paid is illegal.
March 2, 2017 8
Workers in a dairy plant in regional Victoria have been locked out of their factory for months, and their employer wants to cut their pay and conditions in a new deal. And it's all completely legal.
February 10, 2017
Laming has attempted to resolve his Facebook fight over the summer about teachers' pay and working hours by blaming unions.
December 7, 2016 5
Everyone, from workers to politicians, have had a gutful of the Shoppies union, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
September 13, 2016
Crikey readers discuss the previous day's edition.
August 31, 2016 1
Crikey readers discuss previous editions.
August 29, 2016
Crikey readers discuss Friday's edition.
June 2, 2016 6
The Labor Party is beholden to the Shoppies, whose unsavoury practices hurt young workers and the union movement. It's time Labor sent the Shoppies packing, writes former union official and rank-and-file Labor member Tim Vollmer.
January 19, 2016 7
Was the recent campaign against Target's $2 back-to-school-special shirts effective boycotting or just “old-fashioned bogan bashing”?