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'People don't see us': Why Isabella feels like an invisible woman
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'People don't see us': Why Isabella feels like an invisible woman

Skipping meals, anxiety and and being churned between employment agencies. Welcome to the surprisingly large army of long-term unemployed in Australia.

  • by Liam Phelan

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Trump's Labour Day surprise: an attack on union leader
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Trump's Labour Day surprise: an attack on union leader

The president of the AFL-CIO had argued that Trump had "done more to hurt workers than to help" them since taking office.

  • by Jeff Stein
'Out of the woods': Young women's job surge gives Taylor Swift something to sing about, says Morrison

'Out of the woods': Young women's job surge gives Taylor Swift something to sing about, says Morrison

Young women are storming into Australia's job market adding 60,000 jobs since this time last year and leaving the young male employment rate in their wake.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Highly skilled but feeling 'obsolete': Perth mum's frantic job search
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Highly skilled but feeling 'obsolete': Perth mum's frantic job search

It could not have been a worse time for her husband of 17 years to call with the news he had been made redundant.

  • by Emma Young
Redundant: Perth father faces 'soul-destroying' search
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Redundant: Perth father faces 'soul-destroying' search

Dave Shaw is not alone; but he certainly feels it.

  • by Emma Young
Meet Australia's professional full-time part-timers

Meet Australia's professional full-time part-timers

Australia is increasingly working part-time, full-time, as the number of professionals working two jobs surges.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw & James Hearnes
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'Morale at rock bottom': Super row as Qantas food fight gets ugly
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'Morale at rock bottom': Super row as Qantas food fight gets ugly

It is understood five catering staff have been stood down as negotiations continue over the sale of Q Catering.

  • by Rachel Clun
The PaTH scheme is a farcical way to tackle youth unemployment
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The PaTH scheme is a farcical way to tackle youth unemployment

When you pay nothing for your workforce, the workforce is treated as though they're nothing.

  • by Erin Stewart
Construction safety blitz leads to $820,000 in fines and prosecutions
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Construction safety blitz leads to $820,000 in fines and prosecutions

SafeWork inspectors have issued $115,000 in fines after a safety blitz of more than 460 construction sites in NSW.

  • by Anna Patty
NSW Labor aims to use state laws to regulate gig economy workers
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NSW Labor aims to use state laws to regulate gig economy workers

The TWU will put a motion to this weekend's state Labor Party conference that would protect bicycle food delivery riders and owner drivers.

  • by Anna Patty
Weaker jobs growth puts wage boost in doubt

Weaker jobs growth puts wage boost in doubt

Jobs growth has slid dramatically, with only 95,900 extra workers employed during the past six months, down from 208,000 employed in the previous six months.

  • by Peter Martin