International Campaigns & Issues: 2003

East Timor Security Workers Strike

Media Release - December 16, 2003

World Bank security staff in East Timor are on strike after their employer, Chubb Protective…

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Workers Of The World Uniting

Media Release - November 27, 2003

Globalisation of the union movement is being seen by business as a generally positive trend…

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ACTU Condemns Arrest Of Zimbabwe Trade Unionists

Media Release - November 21, 2003

ACTU President Sharan Burrow has protested to the Zimbabwe High Commission in Australia regarding the…

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Protest Letter To Colombian Consulate On The Human Rights Crisis In Colombia.

Media Release - October 31, 2003

In this letter to the Colombian Consul-General, ACTU President Sharan Burrow raises deep concerns about…

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Protest Letter To Colombian Consulate: Assassination Of Esperanza Amaris Miranda

Media Release - October 30, 2003

In this letter to the Colombian Consul-General, ACTU President Sharan Burrow strongly protests and condemns…

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Dili Airport Strike Enters Second Week

Media Release - October 13, 2003

East Timorese employees of Timor Aviation Services (TAS) entered the second week of their strike…

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Disaster Looms for Textiles and Clothing

Media Release - September 4, 2003

Many poorer countries dependant on exports of textiles and clothing will see their economies destroyed…

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Australian Unions

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Mind Your Head

We’re taking action to protect workplace mental health.
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Your rights at work for students and for people entering the workforce for the first time.
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Information and resources for health and safety representatives and workers about how to speak up at work for health and safety.
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Union Aid Abroad

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is the overseas aid and development agency of the ACTU. Our work aims to build self-reliance through support to educational and training projects for workers and their organisations in the developing world.
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