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Faith without work(ers) is dead

John Falzon, Saturday, 4th July 2020 -  To slash JobSeeker and kick people off JobKeeper is not an act of faith, it is an act of unmitigated viciousness, writes Dr John Falzon, who says it’s time we reaffirm the connection

‘My job is slowly killing me’: UK charity workers feeling the strain

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th May 2019 -  UK charities are being urged to better protect their employees, after a survey found 80 per cent of charity workers have experienced workplace stress in the last 12 months. Unite’s

Note to Centrelink: Australian Workers’ Lives Have Changed

Peter Whiteford, Friday, 13th January 2017 -  The problems with Centrelink reflect a lack of knowledge of the actual working and family patterns of a large share of Australians, writes Professor Peter Whiteford of the Crawford

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Social Enterprise Vision Clicking Into Place

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th March 2015 -  A digital twist on the classic model of supported employment is the culmination of personal struggles with depression, a career as a social sector executive and almost a decade of

Confusion Over Paid Charity Workers Remains – Poll

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th March 2014 -  The public is happy to see charity shop managers draw a salary, but confusion remains over who is paid in charities, new UK research reveals. A poll, carried out by UK research consultancy…

NFP Salary Survey Reveals Lack of Pay Reviews

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th March 2014 -  A ground-breaking salary survey into the expanding Australian Not for Profit sector reveals that a large proportion of Not for Profit salaries and pay rates are not being reviewed…

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Employee Engagement: It’s All About People

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  It’s all about people. That was the message in the recently released white paper Workforce for Good – Employee Engagement in Sustainability and CSR, which outlined…

Court Action Over Disability Payment Scheme

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st January 2014 -  Lawyers for 10,000 intellectually disabled workers in Australia have sought a court order over the Federal Government’s latest payment scheme. Compensation law firm, Maurice…

Average Wage Rising: Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  The average full time weekly wage has risen 4.8% to $1,485.80 per week in the past 12 months, according the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics report. Those employed in the public…

Indigenous Self-Employed on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  A new report by ANU’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research reveals that the number of indigenous self-employed people has increased and improvements to skills and policy…

NFP Workers Happier and More Satisfied with Job

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  Not for Profit workers are happier and more satisfied than those working in other sectors, according to a new workplace report. The report: Maxxia Workplace Insights found…

PM Defends Pay Equity Stance

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 23rd November 2010 -  After the Federal Government last week told Fair Work Australia that a wage rise for social and community sector workers would mean cuts to other services, Prime Minister Julia Gillard
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