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Put Wednesday 4 March in your diary

Feb 13, 2015Uncategorized

Wednesday 4 March is going to be big. Workers are holding a National Day of Action to show the Coalition government exactly what we want from our leaders. Read More »

Review puts penalty rates, minimum wage, unfair dismissal at risk

Jan 23, 2015Uncategorized

The minimum wage, penalty rates, unfair dismissal, and a range of other workplace conditions will be put under the microscope this year, with the Productivity Commission yesterday revealing it is conducting a large-scale review of […] Read More »

Want to adopt a Senator?

Sep 10, 2014News

The immediate fate of our workplace rights rest in the hands of the eight cross-bench Senators in Federal Parliament. Read More »

Stop the attack on our rights at work

Sep 1, 2014News

Tony Abbott is trying to rush through laws that introduce new unfair individual contracts that cut take home pay, give more power to employers in bargaining and make it harder for workers to access their […] Read More »

Are penalty rates at risk under Abbott?

May 1, 2013News

Unions have demanded Opposition leader Tony Abbott outline his policy on penalty rates after he recently told a community forum that the rates were killing jobs in some industries. Read More »

Unions pledge a national campaign to protect workers in insecure jobs

May 16, 2012Uncategorized

After a six-month independent enquiry by former Deputy Prime Minister Brian Howe, the report into insecure work in Australia had been released. Welcomed by the ACTU Congress, Lives on Hold: Unlocking the Potential of Australia’s […] Read More »