Here are some recent articles from our team.
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.Read more
It would be nice to think that our bosses prioritise our health and safety at work, but unfortunately that’s not always the case.Read more
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.Read more
What IS superannuation?
To put it simply, your superannuation fund is your retirement savings fund.Read more
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.Read more
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.