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July 28, 2022

At the Young Workers Centre we hear about lots of employers asking young people to complete unpaid trials. They often ask young workers to do a whole shift – or lots of shifts...

July 18, 2022

For many young people, work experience is their first time in...

June 20, 2022

New minimum wage rates - check your pay and superannuation. Avoid...

October 08, 2021

As young workers, most of us have been in casual work...

October 01, 2021

When Emily* got a text from her boss urging her to...

December 14, 2020

An apprenticeship is a great opportunity to learn and work at the same time, but you need to know how to be safe, respected and paid your legal entitlements at work.

November 26, 2020

Young workers who stand up for their rights aren’t self-entitled or...

October 09, 2020

The Federal Budget’s plan to subsidise the wages of apprentices and...

June 23, 2020

Is Your Employer Breaking the Law? Wage Theft is a Crime...

March 30, 2020

I know, it seems obvious. But it seems with the panic...