One big benefit of being in your union is almost never mentioned: it makes you happier.
There are lots of benefits to being a union member - you've probably heard about the big ones, like getting better pay, conditions, and protection at work. For many, simply the chance to have a say in your work life makes joining a union an easy decision.
In an address to The Evatt Foundation, one of Australia’s biggest unions argues that the failure of the current industrial relations system requires a new social contract to be forged so that workers have a genuine voice in their workplaces.Read more
Tell Wilson to stop ripping off their security guards
Norm Davis has been a security guard for 15 years. Despite their already low wages, Wilson Security has been ripping off guards' overtime - cutting already low wages even further.Read more