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Delivering secure jobs and better pay

The Albanese Labor Government has delivered on the next step of its plan to lift wages, improve job security and start closing the gender pay gap.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 December 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

International treaty to end workplace violence and harassment

The Albanese Labor Government is moving to ratify a major international treaty seeking to end violence and harassment in workplaces.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Senate support for Secure Jobs, Better Pay

The Albanese Government is changing workplace laws to get wages moving, help close the gender pay gap and promote job security.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Today Show with Allison Langdon

E&OE   SUBJECTS: Industrial relations reform, energy prices.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Doorstop Interview — Parliament House Canberra

SUBJECTS: Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill. E&OE Transcript

Release type: Transcript

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview — ABC Insiders with David Speers

SUBJECTS: Secure Job, Better Pay Bill, Scott Morrison

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Fair Work Commission Svitzer ruling

The Government welcomes this outcome.  If Svitzer had been allowed to proceed with its threat it would have done significant damage to the Australian economy. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Transcript — Labour force figures press conference, Sydney

SUBJECTS: Unemployment rate, Svitzer dispute, Cost of retirement, NSW rail dispute.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS Labour Force Figures

If anyone still needed proof that low wages won’t fix themselves – today’s labour force figures show the case is closed.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Transcript — National Press Club address

SUBJECTS: Multi-employer bargaining; wages; workforce casualisation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

A welcome pick-up in wages, but more work to be done

The Albanese Government welcomes new figures today showing wages growing at their fastest pace in more than 9 years.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jim Chalmers MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Fair Work Commission intervention

That is why we have intervened in the Fair Work Commission’s case to argue this action should be terminated.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP