ACT Still Least Safe Jurisdiction for Construction Workers

Media Release Safe Work Australia data shows that construction sites in the ACT are the least safe of any jurisdiction in Australia, UnionsACT said today. The SWA report, from May 2015, states that: In 2012–13p the Australian Capital Territory recorded the highest incidence rate of serious claims with 29.0 claims per 1000 workers while Victoria … Continue reading ACT Still Least Safe Jurisdiction for Construction Workers

UnionsACT Submission to Taxi Innovation Review

UnionsACT recently made a submission to the ACT Government's Taxi Innovation Review. The review looked at the impact of new technology on the taxi industry, especially from companies like Uber. UnionsACT holds that the emergence of app-based booking services does not excuse companies from their responsibility to workers and to the community. The ACT Government … Continue reading UnionsACT Submission to Taxi Innovation Review

Work for UnionsACT: Events & Office Coordinator

Do you want to work for the peak union council for the Australian Capital Territory? We're hiring for a new Events & Office Coordinator to manage our office and drive our growing calendar of high-impact events. The UnionsACT Events & Office Coordinator manages all internal office processes, coordinates UnionsACT events and provides meeting support. Duties … Continue reading Work for UnionsACT: Events & Office Coordinator