UnionsACT welcomes ACT Govt’s announcement on Easter Sunday public holiday

UnionsACT today welcomed the announcement by Andrew Barr on Saturday 22 August 2015 that the ACT Government would make Easter Sunday a classified public holiday. Currently, only Good Friday and Easter Monday are classified as public holidays during the Easter period. This announcement will assist those people who work on Easter Sunday by ensuring they … Continue reading UnionsACT welcomes ACT Govt’s announcement on Easter Sunday public holiday

Independent assessment of light rail jobs figures supports 3,500 number

An independent assessment commissioned by UnionsACT confirms that over 3,500 jobs will be created as a result of the construction of light rail. More importantly, the assessment finds that the transformation of the Gungahlin corridor will generate thousands of jobs in the private sector knowledge economy and service industry over the long term. The assessment, … Continue reading Independent assessment of light rail jobs figures supports 3,500 number

ACT Light Rail: Assessment on Impact for Workers

An independent assessment commissioned by UnionsACT confirms that over 3,500 jobs will be created as a result of the construction of light rail. More importantly, the assessment finds that the transformation of the Gungahlin corridor will generate thousands of jobs in private sector knowledge economy and service jobs over the long term. The assessment, prepared by … Continue reading ACT Light Rail: Assessment on Impact for Workers