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Nationwide action on hold as educators give Federal Government a chance to fix the sector
Earlier this month educators across the country put the Federal Government on notice: give educators some certainty on wages, or educators would close the doors on the 8th of March. Educators have now finally…
SENATE GREENLIGHTS COST-OF-LIVING RELIEF FOR WORKERS
The Labor Government’s rebalancing of tax cuts will see low-paid workers receive cost-of-living relief from 1 July, as legislation passed the Senate last night. Statement attributable to Tim Kennedy, United Workers Union National Secretary: “The…
VIGIL ACTION AT FEDERAL COURT TO SUPPORT ‘PERFECTION 12’
Twelve women working on farms in Australia, known as the Perfection 12, are bringing one of the largest sexual harassment cases to the Federal Court and will attend court for mediation this Friday in Adelaide for…
EARLY EDUCATORS VOTE WITH THEIR FEET: HALF READY TO LEAVE
Almost 50 per cent of early childhood educators say they will leave the sector within a year if there is no meaningful movement on their wages in the next three months. The findings of…

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