Insecure works entrenches inequality

Insecure work is pushing more Australians with jobs below the poverty line and entrenching inequality, the ACTU said today. ACTU president Ged Kearney said Anti Poverty Week, which starts today, was a reminder of the difficulties faced by millions of Australians on low incomes. “Despite the strength of our economy over the last decade, there […]

Insecure work and cost of living hitting Australian households

New research has provided further confirmation that people in casual and other forms of insecure work are less financially comfortable and more stressed than those in full-time or permanent employment, the ACTU has said. The latest ME Bank Household Financial Comfort Report, released Monday 11 February, showed that Australian households are struggling to put money […]

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