Latest ACTU News

AiGroup demands future government guts workers’ rights
2.5 million effectively out of work or looking for hours
QUBE ignores Premier’s call to return to negotiations
We must not leave workers behind on dust disease prevention
Clean exports could deliver 395,000 new jobs
QUBE walks away from Port of Fremantle talks
Insecure work is massive work health and safety risk
ACTU launches demands for COVID-safe workplaces
Morrison Government continues to cut disaster payments as one
Threats to mental health and workplace violence among OHS risks faced by frontline workers
Threats to mental heath and workplace violence among OHS risks faced by frontline workers
New dawn for agriculture’s workforce
Morrison refuses to support workers while job vacancies drop 10 per cent and effective unemployment hits 9.7 per cent
Morrison cuts worker support payments early, again
New visa program green light for worker exploitation
Casual workers bearing brunt of pandemic with millions of hours of work lost and 174,000 losing work
Cairns workers lower paid and more insecure than most Australians
New Research Centre Established to Honour Union Leader Laurie Carmichael
IR changes will allow employers to cut pay and conditions
New report shows majority of casuals do not receive loading and have regular hours
Secret deal a distraction from WorkChoices revival
ACTU briefs Super Trustees Forum on campaign against attacks on super
ACTU: Greenfield agreements will not be supported if workers lose rights
Relatives of workers killed on job speak in Canberra to push for nation-wide industrial manslaughter laws
Aged care funding papers over chronic problems
Australian unions join a global day of action to stop trade union repression in Philippines
Update on proposed outsourcing of Qantas’ Australian airports ground handling services
Renewable energy sector can create tens of thousands of secure jobs
Court rejects Qantas workers bid for sick leave
Employers must step up to close gender pay gap
Government refuses to commit to super increase
A retirement that never comes: COVID-19 workers will work until they drop if super rise delayed
Unemployment continues to climb
ACTU Indigenous Conference plans renewed campaign against CDP
Working from home must work for everybody
ACTU Charter risks deterring businesses from accepting working from home arrangements
ETU Apprentice of Year stands out in a line-up of strong tradeswomen
Union movement makes a paper tiger from regional trade pact
Secret RCEP trade deal to be signed without oversight
Un-amended JobMaker scheme will only create insecure work
ACTU calls for oversight to ensure tax payer funding delivers for women
Morrison cuts JobSeeker to $51.21 per day
Climate Change Bill presents opportunity for Morrison to catch up with rest of world
JobMaker scheme will churn workers through short-term, insecure jobs
JobMaker follows trend: poorly designed, unable to deliver
Unemployment increases as Morrison pulls support
183 deaths at work in 2019, first increase in more than
Test of budget to come: will jobs be saved and secure jobs created?