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WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'
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WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'

A battle to win control of the Transport Workers Union in WA has erupted in acrimony, claims of "lies and misinformation" and financial mismanagement.

  • by Nathan Hondros

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Queensland has the worst unemployment rate in the nation
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Queensland has the worst unemployment rate in the nation

Queensland is now "outright last and going further backwards" on employment.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Wages just grew at fastest rate for three years
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Wages just grew at fastest rate for three years

While still not flying there are signs that a tightening labour market is starting to lift salaries.

  • by Peter Bateman
Almost one in five Queensland workers likely victims of wage theft
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Almost one in five Queensland workers likely victims of wage theft

Wage theft could be costing Queensland workers more than $1 billion in lost earnings every year, a report reveals.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022
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Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022

The degrees with the biggest growth over the next are not where all the jobs will be.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Work for the Dole on the chopping block under Labor

Work for the Dole on the chopping block under Labor

It has warned the industry that the business case for the $65 million program is "less than clear".

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
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We don't job hop as much as we think we do
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We don't job hop as much as we think we do

Australians are increasingly staying with the same employer for longer, and it's partly due to the rise of women in the workforce.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Dear bosses, spare us the feedback sandwich, we're onto it
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Dear bosses, spare us the feedback sandwich, we're onto it

The idea is that you can reduce the discomfort and potential awkwardness of giving negative feedback by layering it between two thick slices of praise.

  • by Kasey Edwards
Queensland drops again as South Australia overtakes us in CommSec report
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Queensland drops again as South Australia overtakes us in CommSec report

The opposition claims the gap between Queensland and the top-performing states is widening.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
New junior Woolies staff take pay hit under deal
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New junior Woolies staff take pay hit under deal

New junior employees who start work at Woolworths supermarkets will be paid base rates that are $1.15 less per hour than those for existing employees under a new wages agreement.

  • by Anna Patty
Thousands attend ACTU rally in Melbourne and Sydney to fight against low pay
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Thousands attend ACTU rally in Melbourne and Sydney to fight against low pay

Up to 150,000 are expected to rally in Melbourne and thousands more in Sydney today as part of the ACTU campaign to improve work rights, pay and job security.

  • by Anna Patty