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Keeping the Faith…with Richard Rymarz

On March 8th, Professor Richard Rymarz joined us for our second Faith at Work Dialogue for the year.  The theologian and author shared his insights into the current state of Catholic schools, and, together with Tony and the audience, discussed the future of faith-based education.  While attendance at Catholic schools is on the rise in…

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Pay work decision echoes policies which have crippled the US

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You don’t create prosperity by paying the lowest paid workers even less, yet this is exactly what the Fair Work Commission has decided to do. By cutting penalty rates on Sundays and public holidays for retail, fast food, pharmacy and hospitality workers, the Commission has hit some of the lowest paid workers in Australia. Those who’ve…

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Keeping the Faith with… Bill Shorten

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This year’s Faith at Work series has got off to a great start. The auditorium at the Museum of Sydney was packed with people waiting to hear federal opposition leader, Bill Shorten, talk about how his public policies have been influenced by his private beliefs. Bill said his political roots can be found in his…

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Church employer group condemns wage cut for low paid workers

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CHURCH EMPLOYER GROUP CONDEMNS WAGE CUT FOR LOW PAID WORKERS Leading employer group the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) has condemned the Fair Work Commission decision to cut the pay of some of Australia’s lowest paid workers through reductions in penalty rates. This comes as CCER hosts Opposition Leader Bill Shorten at the first…

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