Latest ACTU News

Patrick moves to cut dock wages in half
Urgent action needed to better protect finance workers and their families
Prime Minister continues to duck responsibility for providing RATs, instead attempts to slash WHS protections
It’s time for better Services Australia
We deserve Services Australia we can be proud of
Safety at work critical for living with Omicron
APSC improves guidance on working from home
Union wins Teys Naracoorte backdown on workers being required to work while COVID positive
ACTU COVID approach bad for employees, employers and economy
Rapid Antigen Testing Toolkit for HSRs
Unions to demand new Covid safe plans from all employers, free RATs for community and will take action to ban unsafe work
Emergency meeting of unions to consider action to keep workers safe
Exempting education staff from COVID isolation rules is public policy failure
Scott Morrison abandons workers, holds secret meeting with Employers to wind back isolation requirements
Morrison dodges pandemic responsibility once again
Scott Morrison abandons working Australians with callous indifference on Rapid Antigen Testing
Statement from ACTU Acting Secretary Liam O’Brien: Appointments to Fair Work Commission
Morrison does nothing to stop job rorts
ACTU condemns baseless attack on workers’ retirement savings
Scott Morrison delivers workers pay cut for Christmas
Paid leave for parents critical to getting kids first dose before school returns
NSW Energy Minister, Fijian PM, European Climate Foundation chief, ACTU President
Senate inquiry exposes damning reality of insecure work
Labor’s Made in Australia Skills Plan would fuel pandemic recovery & reinvest in Australian jobs
Labor’s 2030 target provides important certainty
Another year gone, still no federal anti-corruption commission
Morrison delays action for women again
International digital project reveals convicts’ contribution to Australian democracy for next generation
GDP shows cost of vaccine strollout
Government should be seeking unity, not stoking division
Support for workers critical to keeping reopening workplaces safe
Morrison’s Religious Discrimination Bill to enable workplace discrimination
ACTU calls on Government to strengthen WGEA
We have pay rise & secure job shortage, not labour shortage
Work health and safety is getting worse under Morrison
Morrison reopens visa schemes, bowing to big business
Labor shows action is possible to fight insecure work
FedEx locks out essential workers
Christmas job projections hollow for increasingly insecure workforce
Recovery failing to deliver for workers
Littleproud puts employers in charge of policing Ag Visa exploitation
Morrison forced to back down on ideological attack on industry superannuation
Agricultural visa program will allow employers to treat workers like property
New Agriculture Visa would strip safeguards present in routinely exploited Pacific Labour Mobility program
Profits defy pandemic recession while workers continue to battle stagnant wages and rising insecurity
Up to 700,000 workers to have disaster payments cut today
$5 billion in superannuation stolen from workers
Workplace deaths increase two years in row, report shows