Sally McManus

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‘Extreme urgency or events unforeseen’: Australian government buys up $62m worth of rapid antigen tests
Buying spree provides stock for free tests for some Australians but may exacerbate shortages elsewhere

Anne Davies

13, Jan, 2022 @3:14 AM

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Australian workers have more bargaining power post-lockdowns, ACTU says
Labour shortages and improving business conditions mean staff are suddenly in high demand, Sally McManus says

Peter Hannam

10, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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One Nation to back Coalition’s industrial relations bill in exchange for minor changes
Morrison government will be just one Senate seat short of passing the legislation if they agree to the amendments

Paul Karp

17, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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'Nasty act from a nasty government': Labor and unions go in to bat for workers' rights
The battle lines are drawn as the Coalition attempts to pass a bill described as the ‘worst since WorkChoices’

Paul Karp

09, Dec, 2020 @8:31 AM

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Industrial relations bill will allow pay deals that leave Australian workers worse off
ACTU secretary Sally McManus says one in four workers could face wage cuts if better-off-overall test is suspended

Paul Karp

08, Dec, 2020 @6:07 AM

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‘Part-time flexibility’ proposal offers workers choice of trading penalty rates for more shifts
ACTU secretary Sally McManus says it means wages would be cut and it would ultimately fail government’s own test of job creation

Paul Karp

07, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Union push to improve delivery riders’ pay and conditions after five deaths in two months
Industrial relations minister Christian Porter says there is ‘clearly an issue’ but insists it is the purview of the states

Paul Karp

02, Dec, 2020 @7:20 AM

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ACTU head Sally McManus calls for halving of insecure work by 2030
Union secretary says insecure and casual work is a ‘virus’ that threatens the health and economy of the nation

Paul Karp

01, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Sally McManus cites 'concerning signs' government is prepared to support pay cut reforms
The union leader warns any cuts to workers’ pay will hurt consumer confidence and hamper economic recovery

Paul Karp

12, Oct, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Industrial reforms at risk as talks between unions and employer groups break down
Christian Porter will choose reforms without agreement of all parties after negotiations descended into acrimony

Paul Karp

24, Sep, 2020 @10:04 AM

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Pandemic leave is just Victoria's hardship payments rebadged, Labor says
Employer groups split on plan, with some calling for it to be extended to other states

Paul Karp

04, Aug, 2020 @2:21 AM

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Scott Morrison's call for Australia to renovate won't rebuild a broken economy | Van Badham
The Coalition pivot beyond neoliberal business as usual was unsurprisingly inauthentic and the sabre-rattling at unions continues

Van Badham

04, Jun, 2020 @6:38 AM

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