Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why Australian Wage Growth is so Low

Australian workers’ wages are growing at the slowest rate in the history of the ABS survey. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ wage price index — a measure on salary and wage movements among Australian workers — wages increased … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Praises Vloggers & Beauty Videos in YouTube Meeting

Pope Francis has praised online vloggers and professed an admiration for fashion and beauty videos during a meeting with a group YouTubers. Twelve YouTubers from six continents joined the Pope on Sunday to discuss how bloggers could help young people … Continue reading

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The Amazing Way a Catholic Priest Marked the Deaths of Refugees in the Mediterranean

“Someone who lets people drown in the Mediterranean also drowns God — every day, thousands of times.” The archbishop of the city of Cologne, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, found these striking words on Thursday to condemn Europe’s increasingly tough attitude toward refugees. He … Continue reading

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How Australian Workers Want To Be Rewarded

Super fund company Sunsuper has released the 2016 Australian Employee Insights Report and it offers an interesting look at how Australians want to be rewarded and recognised for their work. The research was based on the responses of more than … Continue reading

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Mental Health Biggest Concern For Young People

Mental health is the biggest concern for young people, Kid’s Helpline report finds Johanna Nicholson reported this story on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 18:15:00 via ABC.net.au         | MP3 DOWNLOAD TONY EASTLEY: The biggest issue facing Australian kids today is their … Continue reading

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Government’s Youth Employment Plan Isn’t Going To Work

The release of the government budget and its hallmark youth employment plan has caused much consternation over the concept of internships in Australia. The plan promises a $1000 subsidy to businesses who employ young people on a twelve-week internship with … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity Calls Us To Solidarity With Others: Pope Francis

Vatican City, May 22, 2016 / 08:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The feast of the Holy Trinity is an invitation for us to commit to enriching our everyday relationships by promoting communion, consolation, and mercy, Pope Francis said during his weekly … Continue reading

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Underpaid Workers Save McDonalds $50m a Year

McDonald’s is reportedly saving up to $50 million a year by paying thousands of workers across Australia below award wages under a deal struck with Labor’s largest union affiliate. The deal negotiated by the burger chain and the Shop, Distributive … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Islam & Christianity Share ‘Idea of Conquest’

In an interview with a French Catholic newspaper published this week, Pope Francis sent yet another shot across the bow of Europeans grandstanding over the threat of Muslim immigration. When asked by a journalist from La Croix about fears of … Continue reading

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15 Traits of Ideal Co-Workers

Ahh, the ideal co-worker – how many do you know? The good news is we’re all likely to encounter one or two such paragons somewhere along the line. In reality, most people are nearing perfection when they make the effort … Continue reading

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