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Don’t Be Fooled This Election!

Don’t be fooled. There is too much at stake!

New video: Barry’s surprise attack on workers will be Tony’s template

Unions NSW has today launched a new video which aims to drive home the message that Barry O’Farrell’s surprise attacks on workers after the 2011 election will be the model Tony Abbott adopts should he become Prime Minister.

Baird must not punish workers for their deserved super increase

Unions NSW has condemned Treasurer Mike Baird for threatening to punish public sector workers when his attempt to strip them of a 0.25 per cent to their superannuation was rejected by Parliament today.

Unions NSW federal election update

Unions NSW has released a video of secretary Mark Lennon discussing the key issues for working people in the upcoming federal election. View it here:  

Jobs boost from a Western Sydney Airport

A report into the economics of a western Sydney airport released today shows that it could generate more than 28,000 jobs in Western Sydney by 2050. 

Blacktown Community Unions fight to keep Mount Druitt Swimming Pool

The Liberal Mayor of Blacktown has announced he plans to sell off Mount Druitt Swimming Pool to property developers.

Meet your Federal Election candidates

Last week, Cumberland Community Unions held a Federal Election Meet the Candidates Forum. It was a great opportunity for members of the community to ask questions of the candidates and directly compare their answers. More Candidates Forums are coming up.

Unions NSW launches revised Dignity and Respect Charter

Dignity and Respect in the Workplace Charter

Why penalty rates matter

A major component of working life for many workers is shiftwork, including nights, weekends and public holidays. When you work unsociable hours, miss out on time with family and friends and subject your body to the stresses of shiftwork, you deserve to be compensated – which is why penalty rates exist....

Work Site Scandal via A Current Affair

In the last two years, 62 labourers and tradies have died at work.
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