Here are some recent articles from our team.
My name's Pareen. I learned about my rights at work pretty recently, after I'd been working in a few hospo and retail jobs for a while. Here are my top tips for protecting your rights at work - including getting paid properly.Read more
The federal election is coming up really fast. There are a range of issues that affect young workers, that they feel passionate about. It can feel like there’s so much going on that it’s overwhelming!
That’s why we’re getting together on March 6 at the Workers Club in Fitzroy to decide on the issues and campaigns that we want the Young Workers Centre to focus on in the lead-up to the election.Read more
Find out which list your favourite venues made this year!
Exploitative bosses have been in abundance this year, but the great thing is that they can no longer hide! Our activists have been calling out dodgy bosses all year – here’s a roundup of our Wage Theft Naughty or Nice List for 2018.Read more
It’s the festive season, and it can be easy to get a little hot under the collar. You’ve got Christmas carols in your head, you’re stuck on gift ideas and the queues at the shops are ridiculous. But hold up, don’t take that anger out when you get to the counter.Read more
The Young Workers Centre will be closed for the summer break from 8am Friday 21 December 2018 until 8am Tuesday 15 January 2019.
This year, 3 June marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark Mabo decision of Australia’s High Court.Read more
It’s that special time of year again. The air is frosty and people come together, huddled around TV and computer screens screeching with displeasure. No ,I’m not talking about Christmas. That’s right – it’s Federal Budget time.Read more
What are they?
Traineeships and apprenticeships are training programs run for workers to gain trade or certificate qualifications while they working. Traineeships and apprenticeships can be run both onsite and offsite, usually in collaboration with certified training organisations.Read more