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Living Low Paid free pdf Even in an international downturn, Australia is a prosperous country. Yet many Australians are working more for less and struggling to meet their basic needs, despite being employed. Living Low Paid investigates the Orwellian vision unfolding, often behind closed doors, in Australia's working heartland. The book challenges the low-wage path to national prosperity by exposing the hard realities of living low paid for Australian workers today. In their own words, workers tell the costs of low pay for individuals, families and communities and the social fabric at large. Workers are increasingly being undermined by casualisation, hours of work and exploitative pay-setting methods, while enormous tax breaks are given to the rich, jobs are outsourced, unions are muzzled and job entitlements such as sick pay, holiday pay and penalty rates are scrapped. Living Low Paid offers a biting account of Australia's growing underbelly. It is vital reading for anyone who cares about where Australia is heading.

About Helen Masterman-Smith

Helen Masterman-Smith lectures in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charles Sturt University. Barbara Pocock is Director of the Centre for Work Life at the University of South Australia and is the author of The Labour Market Ate My Babies and The Work/Life Collision.

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Author : Helen Masterman-Smith
Publisher : Allen
Data Published : 01 November 2008
ISBN : 1741753961
EAN : 9781741753967
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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