ETU National News

Sign the Qantas Petition

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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MEDIA RELEASE: English Language Test for workers on 457 visa about safety, not politics

Monday, March 24, 2014

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UPDATE: Joint Union Statement - Qantas CEO

Monday, March 10, 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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A Message from the National Secretary

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

An urgent message to all ETU Members from Allen Hicks, the National Secretary can be viewed here.  
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A Message from the Prime Minister!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Please find below an important message from the Prime Minister: 
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Latest ME Bank survey shows insecure work and cost of living hitting Australian households

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Job Cuts in the North Coast

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Leaked reports have revealed that the NSW Government is seeking to lay off hundreds of contractors and workers in the Northern Rivers area of NSW.  
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Newman Government creates new blueprint for Liberal attacks on services, jobs and rights at work

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Newman Government in Queensland has made massive cuts to public sector jobs and services.  These cuts include slashing the jobs of nurses, doctors and other health services.  If this continues it is feared the Northern Territory government may also follow suit. Read the ACTU media release here which goes into more detail and voices fears that Tony Abbott’s Liberals will seek another $50-70 billion cost cuts if they win the next election.  
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