Media Releases: 2010
Media Release - December 28, 2010
New $10,000 Paid Parental Leave scheme should be on top of other entitlements
Media Release - December 23, 2010
WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief Julian Assange will today (Thursday) be given his Media Alliance union card, confirming that he is a member in good standing with the Australian journalists’ union, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance.
Media Release - December 21, 2010
Today is the last chance for the new Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu to do the right thing by the state’s workers and declare Christmas Day a public holiday.
Overturning of penalties against ex-James Hardie directors is an insult to victims and their families
Media Release - December 17, 2010
Today’s decision by the New South Wales Supreme Court to overturn bans against former directors of James Hardie is a slap in the face of the families of asbestos victims.
Media Release - December 16, 2010
Reform of Australia’s superannuation system will provide working Australians with more financial security in retirement through lower fees and simpler super funds.
Media Release - December 12, 2010
Reforms of the banking sector announced today by the Federal Government will go some way to encouraging more competition and options for consumers.
Media Release - December 8, 2010
WorkChoices is on the way back in Western Australia following the release of a long-awaited review of the state’s industrial relations system.
Media Release - December 2, 2010
A decision handed down today by Fair Work Australia will ensure that manufacturing workers in NSW, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory will be paid holiday penalty rates if called to work on Christmas day.
Media Release - December 1, 2010
Ross Gittins has been asked by the ACTU to address the topic of economic inequality and answer the question “Is Australia the Land of the Fair Go?”
Media Release - November 25, 2010
Australian unions extend their sympathy to the families of the victims of the Pike River Mine tragedy in New Zealand, particularly the relatives of the two Australian victims, William Joynson and Joshua Ufer.