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Here are some recent articles from our team.

Retail workers are human beings- be nice at Christmas time!

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.

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It's a closedown period and I need help!

The Young Workers Centre will be closed for the summer break from Friday 20 December 2019 until Monday 13 January 2020.

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Mabo Decision: 25 Years Later

This year, 3 June marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark Mabo decision of Australia’s High Court.

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What Does The Budget Mean For Young People?

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.

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GRILL'D WORKERS WIN

It started with a petition. It lead to a win.

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What's an apprenticeship/traineeship?

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. 

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Know Your Rights: Christmas Casuals

A LOT of businesses are hiring extra workers to cover the busy holiday period – usually referred to as Christmas casuals. A very quick glance at a job-seeking website immediately brought up over 200 Christmas casual vacancies just within Melbourne.

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#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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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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