A new study is investigating how certain job demands, particularly workload, impact burnout which in turn affects absenteeism, turnover intentions and mental health. To assist in informing the research, teachers are invited to complete a wellbeing survey.
While Australian workers will soon have access to unpaid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave, following a decision from the Fair Work Commission (FWC), the Commission’s decision falls far short of the 10 days of paid leave unions were seeking.
Despite the recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to slash penalty rates for thousands of hospitality, restaurant, fast food, retail and pharmacy workers, unions have pushed employers to refrain from enforcing the wage cuts.
A major new report from the Australian Services Union (ASU) has highlighted the continued and growing inequity women workers face when it comes to saving for retirement.
A recent case involving the firing of five American librarians who were attempting to form a union in their workplace has highlighted the importance of Australian unionists maintaining a strong collective amidst growing employer and government power.
The Federal Circuit Court has reinforced the need for employers to comply with fixed-term contract provisions after our union challenged the questionable employment practices in this area of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) in Queensland.