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Protecting worker entitlements

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a better, fairer workplace relations system – with the passage of the Protecting Worker Entitlements Bill through Parliament today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS labour force figures

After a year in office the number of Australians in work remains at record highs under the Albanese Labor Government – and for the first time ever, the number of employed people in Australia…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Australia commits to international standards on child labour and stamping out violence and harassment at work

The Australian Government has ratified two international treaties that deliver greater workplace protection to vulnerable workers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - Woden Early Childcare Centre

Subjects: Secure Jobs, Better Pay laws, a better bargaining system, getting wages moving for early childhood educators, PALM scheme, closing the labour hire loophole.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Subjects: Multi-employer bargaining, Closing the labour hire loophole, getting wages moving again, RBA Governor.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 6 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

A Better Bargaining System for Australian Workers

Australian workers now have access to a better workplace bargaining system that will help lift wages, improve job security and close the gender pay gap.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Sky News with Andrew Clennell

SUBJECTS: Secure Jobs Better Pay bargaining changes to take effect, closing the labour hire loophole, getting wages moving again, upcoming referendum.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Enhanced Protections and Safeguards for PALM scheme workers

The Albanese Labor Government is strengthening workplace protections for Pacific workers in Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Pat Conroy MP

Australian Government to tackle worker exploitation

The Albanese Government will protect workers at risk of exploitation with a package of  measures that target employers who seek to exploit temporary visa holders and ensure 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Clare O'Neil MP
  • The Hon Andrew Giles MP

Weekend Today with Jayne Azzopardi and Tim Davies

E&OE SUBJECTS: Fair Work Commission's Annual Wage Review decision, historic increase to the minimum wage and awards.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

2GB Drive with Chris O'Keefe

E&OE SUBJECTS: Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review decision. 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 2 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Press conference - Sydney

Subject: Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review decision.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 2 June 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP