Here are some recent articles from our team.
Have you ever wondered what happens after you pick up the phone and call a Young Workers Advocate?Read more
I’m an Outreach Organiser. I spend a lot of my week out on the road visiting high schools, TAFEs, and youth groups letting young people know about their rights at work.Read more
When I arrived at the Young Workers Centre I was quickly thrown into a meeting which was actually very useful.Read more
Feeling terrible? Turned into a snot monster - or maybe your tonsils are so inflamed that you can hardly swallow? Don't even try to drag your sick self in to work. Times like this is why we have sick leave as one of our basic workplace rights.Read more
When I started working, ‘overtime’ was one of those words that I heard people talk about, but wasn’t really sure exactly what it meant. I remember there being something in a Jimmy Barnes song my Mum used to listen to that said it was something you saved up, but beyond that I wasn’t too sure.
Many young workers are finding that tattoos are putting them at risk of losing their jobs or missing out job opportunities. The question we want answered is: is this even legal?Read more
Want to know what the fuss is all about? We’ve got the headlines for you.Read more
What big data says about the skills young people need for the ‘jobs of tomorrow’
Last week the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) released another report in their New Work Order series entitled ‘The New Basics: Big Data reveals the skills young people need for the New Work Order’.Read more
If you’re an Instagram or Facebook addict, your stream for the past week might have been filled with photos like this:Read more
Being unemployed sucks. You’re constantly writing applications, it’s super stressful, and you never have enough money to do the stuff your friends are doing. It makes you feel isolated, and puts you at a higher risk for mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.Read more