Carbon Tax Now Law – but what does it mean for jobs?

By passing the Senate this week, the new carbon tax law will come into force on 1st July 2012.

Polluting industries will pay $23 per tonne of carbon. and households will be compensated for the extra costs through tax cuts and increased benefits.

But what will it mean for jobs?

Mitch Hart is an organiser with Union Climate Connectors visiting workers across Australia and talking about their concerns.

[audio https://czengerer.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/mitch-hart.mp3]

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This interview first appeared on Your Rights at Night

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