Virgin Unions win court application to protect members' confidentiality
As you may be aware the ACTU Virgin Unions Group have secured an order from Justice Middleton of the Federal Court of Australia to ensure the confidentiality of unions on the voting and records of last week's 2nd creditors meeting.
A copy of these orders can be found here.
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RT HEALTH IS UNDER THREAT
Railway & Transport Health fund (RT Health) is under threat of being privatized, prioritising the interests of shareholders instead of its members.
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Unions support their members through the bushfire crisis
The ETU was proud to support long time member Matthew Kidson with assistance from our bushfire relief fund when his house burnt down on one of the hottest days of the year.Read More >
ETU Women’s committee celebrates first year of affirmative action
This month the National Women’s committee celebrated a successful first year of affirmative action.Read More >
Huge win for hundreds of ETU members in WA
ECM, one of the largest electrical contracting companies in WA went bankrupt in 2019, leaving 400 workers with unpaid wages and entitlements.Read More >
Union membership could restore power to our youth.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports and studies frequently showed that young people are increasingly worse off economically than previous generations since the global financial crisis.
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Construction Unions Stand Up for workers’ rights during COVID-19
Unions had a win this month standing up to employer groups who tried to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to water down worker entitlements in the building and construction industries.Read More >
Attention all Virgin Australia members.
Important information about the voluntary administration process, proxies and representation at the upcoming 2nd creditors meeting.Read More >
National party members are betraying their constituents if they overturn the uranium mining ban in NSW.
The Electrical Trades Union is calling on state politicians to stand against the proposed One Nation bill to overturn the uranium mining ban in NSW.Read More >
New mutual state licensing scheme could have dangerous consequences if applied to electrical trades
The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) says the electrical industry should be exempt from the proposed Automatic Mutual Recognition of licenses whilst differences exist in electrical legislation between jurisdictions.Read More >