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Unions Slam Stadium Sacking

The NSW Government has today sacked a crew of maintenance workers who were employed for upkeep of stadiums, outsourcing their work to labour hire firms. Just before Christmas, The State Government and SCG Trust gave assurances the jobs were not under threat after unions blew the whistle on the State...

Public Sector Can Not Afford Further Job Losses

The Treasurer’s announcement of a further 2500 job cuts in the public sector will cut deeply into the support that firefighters, teachers, nurses, police and paramedics rely upon to do their job.

Not Glad Gladys targets Western Sydney MPs over Liberals failure on TAFE

A trade union ground campaign is targeting Western Sydney MPs, over the Liberal government's systemic failure on TAFE. In the last week of an increasingly tight election race, UnionsNSW's Not Glad Gladys campaign, along with campaigners from the Public Service Association and the Teachers Federation, will hold several TAFE rallies...

Supporting CFMEU Members at Boom Logistics and WGC Group

The CFMEU has advised mobile crane workers in Newcastle, Singleton, and Wollongong who have not had a pay increase in more than five years, have launched an indefinite strike after the breakdown in talks with their employers. More than 100 members at Boom Logistics and WGC Group have taken strike...

Executive Only Meeting Thursday 27 September 2018

Please be advised there will be an Executive Only Meeting this Thursday, 27 September 2018 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm in the Executive Boardroom, Level 3, Trades Hall, 4 - 10 Goulburn Street, Sydney.  

Media Stunt - Unions High Court Challenge against NSW Liberal Government changes to Electoral Funding Laws

To coincide with the High Court hearing Unions NSW et al application to have our case heard against the NSW Government’s changes to the electoral laws we have organised a media stunt. The aim of the action is to highlight how the new laws stop the freedom of political expression...

Reminder - 4.30pm Executive Only Meeting Thursday 20 September 2018

I would remind affiliates there is a 4:30pm Executive Only Meeting tomorrow Thursday 20 September 2018 in the Executive Board Room, Level 3 Trades Hall.

POLICE ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES BACK THE BLUE CAMPAIGN

NSW needs more police in order to keep our streets safe. Our cops are working harder than ever to protect us, but a shortfall in numbers means we’re being stretched to our limits. That’s why today the Police Association is kicking off Back the Blue – a campaign for increased police numbers. ...

Reminder: Invitation to Have Stall at Sydney University Union Day

A kind reminder to affiliates Unions NSW, in conjunction with the University of Sydney Student Representative Council (SRC),  have organised a Union Day on campus from 9:00am - 3:00pm on Monday, 17 September 2018 along the Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney. This is the first event of its kind...

Electoral Funding Training Seminar Thursday 20 September 2018

Unions NSW has organised a briefing by the NSW Electoral Commission on the reporting requirements under the new Electoral Funding Act 2018. Felicity Wright and Greg Copson from NSW Electoral Commission will conduct the training and explain the rules in relation to the new requirements for third party campaigners.  Unions...
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