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ACTU Survey – ICA Analysis

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Tweet Last month I blogged about the ACTU Targeting Job Security. Independent Contractors Australia has a response on their site that asserts the ACTU-driven survey actually disproves their own assertions that workers want more secure work. Here’s a summary breakdown of their analysis of the figures:   Profile of respondents Some 42,000 responded, a big […]

ACTU Targeting Job Security

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Tweet At the end of September the ACTU unveiled their national campaign on non-permanent employment – Secure Jobs, Better Future – which includes a mix of changes to workplace and tax laws and enterprise agreements to prevent contract, labour-hire and casual employment arrangements “unless they are absolutely necessary and offer genuine benefits to workers and […]

Govt Renews Attack on Contractors

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Tweet Politicians lie! Who knew??!! After confirming there would be “no change to PSI legislation”, Bill Shorten has simply implemented what was proposed under the PSI changes by attacking construction industry independent contractors via budget changes which require mandatory transaction reporting. What does this mean? That businesses who hire contractors will be required to report […]

Mailing Lists

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Tweet It’s happened to me a few times now – I’ve had newsletters from various places turn up in my inbox and I think to myself “I don’t remember signing up for that”. Most of the time I put it down to my poor memory for these things and if I decide I don’t want […]