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There is no excuse for unsafe workplace culture

UnionsACT is deeply concerned that statements made today by the ACT Master Builders Association heralds a return to an attitude of reckless disregard for safety by the industry. The ACT construction industry is the least safe in Australia. The ACT construction sector needs industry...
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UnionsACT welcomes re-election of pro-worker government

UnionsACT has today welcomed the re-election of the pro-worker Labor-Greens government. The election campaign was fought on the issues of affordable health care, well-funded public services and infrastructure for the future. Union members mobilised in unprecedented numbers over the past three months, engaging in...
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UnionsACT supports Housing and Homelessness Agenda

UnionsACT is proud to support the 2016 joint election statement on homelessness and affordable housing, coordinated by ACTCOSS and ACT Shelter. Unions in Canberra have campaigned for many years to improve housing affordability, and to decrease homelessness. Housing stress caused by unaffordable housing causes substantial...
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Timeline for ACT WHS Funding (2003 to 2016)

In 2003, UnionsACT received funding for an Occupational Health and Safety Officer. The role of the funding is to promote WHS awareness, particularly in private sector workplaces, to provide advice on WHS legislation and issues, and to encourage WHS training by employees and employers....
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