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  • Public Sector Wage Cap Must Go

    09/08/2019

    Public Sector Wage Cap Must Go The Reserve Bank Governor has endorsed a longstanding argument of NSW unions against the public sector wage cap, highlighting its impact on broader wage growth. In testimony to a parliamentary committee today, Philip Lowe said: “Wage caps in the public sector are cementing low wage norms across the country. […]

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  • Central Coast workers in call to Change the Rules

    31/07/2018

    Around 200 local union members are expected to attend the Central Coast launch of the Change the Rules campaign in Gosford TONIGHT (Tuesday 31 July, 2018).

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  • Employers should bear greater responsibility for ending workplace sexual harassment

    30/08/2018

    Australian employers should carry responsibility for creating a workplace free from sexual harrassment, rather than relying on individual complainants to come forward, according to a discussion paper released today by Unions NSW.

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  • NSW Govt decision to mandate hard cap on employing Australians is a disgrace

    27/07/2018

    Unions NSW Secretary Mark Morey: I have never heard of any employer - let alone our State Government - putting a hard cap on the number of Australians it wants to offer work to.

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  • EXPERT PANEL; Workers’ mental health and wellbeing is in crisis in Australia

    27/04/2018

    Every year poor mental health costs Australian workplaces $10.6 billion in lost productivity, absenteeism and compensation.

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  • Unions begin legal challenge to jail terms for political campaigns

    26/09/2018

    Unions will today seek leave to appeal to the High Court, challenging laws that could see them jailed for political campaigns

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  • Boxing Day Schocker; 4000 sick and injured workers get their income support terminated today

    26/12/2017

    4,000 sick and injured workers have had their income support terminated by the NSW Government today – despite the scheme having a massive $2.4 billion accumulated surplus.

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  • State Government allergic to wage rises

    19/06/2018

    The State Government’s pre-election budget reveals the Liberals remain allergic to pay rises, despite flatlining wages.

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  • More work to do to resolve rail crisis

    19/01/2018

    The Combined Rail Unions today met with NSW Minister for Transport Andrew Constance in a further attempt to resolve the continuing dispute between rail workers and the NSW Government.

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  • Rail EA negotiations to continue

    18/01/2018

    The Combined Rail Unions today met with Sydney Trains and NSW Trains officials to continue negotiations over new Enterprise Agreements at the two rail entities.

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  • Sydney workers in call to change the rules

    15/08/2018

    Over 100 union members are expected to attend the local launch of the Change the Rules campaign in Revesby TOMORROW (Thursday 16 August, 2018).

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  • Unions launch High Court challenge as Government threatens jail for political campaigns

    11/08/2014

    Unions NSW has filed a High Court challenge against new electoral funding laws that could see trade unionists jailed for future campaign activities similar to those they engaged in at the last two state elections.

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  • Forcing migrants to the bush creates conditions for exploitation

    09/10/2018

    The Coalition’s policy to force migrants to spend five years in regional communities will create a tinder box of exploitation, according to Unions NSW.

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  • International Women’s Day March and Rally in Sydney TOMORROW

    09/03/2018

    Thousands of women will rally in Sydney's Hyde Park to stand up against sexual harassment and violence against women TOMORROW (Saturday, 10 March 2018).

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  • Abestos removal on Airtasker prompts calls to regulate gig-economy

    09/03/2018

    Revelations of unlicensed asbestos removal performed through the job posting website, Airtasker, have prompted Unions NSW to begin a national push for a new body to properly regulate the gig economy.

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  • May Day Rally Highlights exploitation of Workers

    06/05/2018

    Today's May Day rally will see thousands of people march through Sydney to celebrate the achievements of the union movement, and to protest against exploitation.

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    Rally for domestic violence leave

    04/10/2017

    Violence against women has claimed 52 lives since a COAG summit last October recommended paid leave for people affected by domestic violence.

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    Hazzard must come clean on Maitland Hospital details

    01/12/2017

    NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard must come clean on the details of the operational model that is planned for the new Maitland Hospital, unions representing NSW health workers said today.

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