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Unions Blast Minister at Launch of Inpex Court Action

Two major trade unions have slammed the federal government’s construction industry regimeas ineffective as they launch an application in the Fair Work Commission to recover theentitlements of 850 people left jobless by the shock collapse of a second contract on thetroubled Northern Territory Inpex offshore gas project. Read More >

A Valentine's Day Message from Western Australians

Some affairs are truly special. True love brings light where there was darkness, and keeps us warm no matter how cold the night is. Read More >

Coalition’s RET squabble a job-killer: Union comment

The internal bickering between coalition factions over the future of Australia’s renewable energy target (RET) has the capacity for disastrous ramifications if the anti-renewables argument triumphs, the union representing Australia’s energy sector has warned.   Read More >

US report shows government RET thinking flawed: Union

A new and wide-ranging report prepared by the US government in to the efficacy of renewable energy programs and targets contains valuable lessons and guidance for Australia, according to the union representing electrical and energy workers.  Read More >

Female Reps Enshrined in Rules comment

The Electrical Trades Union has voted in favour of setting quotas for women in governance and oversight positions at its federal and state levels. Read More >

Labor apprentice moves a step in the right direction

The union representing electricians has welcomed the news that a Labor government will restore the axed Tools for your Trade program to support apprentices as “a step in the right direction”. Read More >

ETU Welcomes Shorten’s Pledge on Apprentices comment

TUESDAY, JUNE 7 2016 The Electrical Trades Union has welcomed Labor’s commitment to implementing a 1:10 apprentice ratio on Government funded jobs to drive the economy. Read More >

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