Media Releases: 2006

Pay rate uncertainty hits over one million workers under new IR laws

Media Release - December 8, 2006

More than a million workers on award wages cannot be sure of their rate of…

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Make Poverty History Campaign – Melbourne 18-19 November 2006

Media Release - October 18, 2006

Make Poverty History campaign, will be holding many activities over coming months, including Stand Up…

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Today is an International Day of Trade Union Action for Zimbabwe

Media Release - September 22, 2006

In response to the violent repression of trade unions in Zimbabwe over the last weeks,…

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ACTU Launches New Vision For Workplaces Based On Collective Bargaining

Media Release - September 13, 2006

ACTU Secretary Greg Combet today released a detailed vision for a new system of workplace relations for Australia based on the right of employees to bargain collectively and to have a democratic vote in workplaces.

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ACTU Calls For Immediate End to Attacks on Civilians in the Middle East

Media Release - July 24, 2006

Ordinary Palestinian, Lebanese and Israeli families are suffering from a military conflict in the Middle…

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New Australian Workplace Laws T-Shirt Design Competition

Media Release - May 24, 2006

SA Unions in conjunction with Art in Working Life are running a t-shirt logo design…

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National Legal Officer LHMU

Media Release - May 23, 2006

Applications are sought for the above position within the National Office of the LHMU in…

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ACTU Super Newsletter – No. 2, May 2006 – Special Budget Edition

Media Release - May 18, 2006

ACTU Super Newsletter – No. 2, May 2006 – Special Budget Edition

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Western Suburbs Community And Unions Coalition: May Day Rally And Festival

Media Release - April 28, 2006

Unite and mobilise against the IR laws stand up for democratic rights. Victorian Trades Hall…

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Fund Established For Families Of Beaconsfield Miners

Media Release - April 27, 2006

Australians are being encouraged to make donations to a fund established to support the family…

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