There’s one seemingly small ‘bit’ in Labor’s election policy that should scare the hell out of Australia’s two million-or-so self-employed independent contractors.
Put simply, Albanese’s Labor intends to close us down.
Sound extreme? The ALP Secure Jobs Plan (one of the few clearly stated policies) says:
‘Labor will extend the powers of the Fair Work Commission to include ‘employee-like’ forms of work…’ Labor intends to attack ‘…new forms of work such as gig work.
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