In Victoria, Australia, private companies run workplace injury insurance and compensation. Instead of supporting injured workers, this perverse profit-driven system tasks insurance agents with harassing them to disprove their claims or force them back to work.
Reece Gittins is an ASU member working to raise awareness of OHS issues in Australia.
In Australia, call center work is notoriously precarious, atomized, and poorly paid. Through a rank-and-file union drive, hundreds of workers across over 90 workplaces are organizing to change that.