ETU National News

ACTU MEDIA RELEASE - Abbott Government to create underclass of workers

Friday, August 29, 2014

In an absolute blatant attack on Australian workers the Abbott Government is set to make it easier and cheaper for Australian employers to utilise overseas skilled migrants. All this at a time when we have record unemployment levels. Abbott you and your Government are an absolute disgrace. Read the latest ACTU Media Release here 
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Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Save Asbestos Safety - sign the petition now!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Asbestos is still found in millions of Australian homes and workplaces. The National Commission of Audit recommends that the independent Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency be abolished as a budget saving measure. 
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ACTU MEDIA RELEASE: Latest attacks on workers is costly

Friday, May 02, 2014

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Worker’s Memorial Day: stop rolling back life-saving regulations

Monday, April 28, 2014

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Joint Union Statement - Qantas CEO

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Following the decision last week by Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO to sack 5,000 workers, the ACTU and your union called a crisis meeting to find out why they are pursuing a strategy of savage job cuts.  Read more here  
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QANTAS - Matt Murphy's Update

Friday, February 28, 2014

I just got out of the meeting with Qantas' senior management.  The main points are:  
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Training and enforcement of safety regulations to address NBN asbestos dangers

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

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Low Paid Workers-Winners

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Australian workers' right to be paid a decent wage for working unsociable hours has been reinforced with the Fair Work Commission today comprehensively rejecting an employer push to scrap penalty rates. 
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Peter Tighe wins OH&S Campaigner of the Year!

Thursday, March 07, 2013

 At the annual ACTU National Union Awards,  Peter Tighe was awarded Occupational Health and Safety Campaigner of the year. 
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