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Here are some recent articles from our team.

#ICYMI: Young workers are taking on the world!

It's been a massive year for young workers in the media. Check out just some of the awesome coverage we got!

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Should I care about my missing super?

There’s more to your pay than just your payslip.

 

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Pony up your public holiday rates!

For some of us, the cup day long weekend is an opportunity to put on questionable headwear, drink litres of bubbly and come home with our heals slung over our shoulder. Or perhaps it’s just another long weekend; perfect for sleeping in, lounging around and watching Netflix. 

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Taking care of your mental health at work

Mental Health – it’s an expression we hear every day, but what does it actually mean?

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Why are junior rates bad for young workers?

Have you ever wondered why your pay goes up every year on your birthday until your early twenties? Two words: Junior rates.

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Let them eat smashed avo

Young people have been the target of a lot of unsolicited financial advice in the last week, and frankly, it would be laughable if it wasn’t so rage-inducing. 

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What's a HSR?

It would be nice to think that our bosses prioritise our health and safety at work, but unfortunately that’s not always the case.

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What's pay secrecy and why should I care?

What is pay secrecy?

"Pay secrecy" is a nice way of saying that your employment contract prohibits you from discussing your pay, or sharing how much you’re paid, with your co-workers.

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Your super, your future

What IS superannuation?

To put it simply, your superannuation fund is your retirement savings fund.

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5 Tips for Dealing with Workplace Bullying

Bullying is one of those things, you might not always be able to describe it, but you know it when you see it. It could be someone saying hurtful or insulting things about who you are, or discriminatory comments about your identity.  It could be childish treatment like hiding things that you need to do your job properly, or deliberately excluding you.

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We Volunteers

Ever wanted to change the world?

We want Victoria to be a state where young people feel safe and respected at work - it's only by standing together that we can make that happen.

Volunteers are a crucial part of the Young Workers community. Sign up below and get involved today!

(Or to find out more about doing a placement as an advocate, click here!)

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