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Matthew Harrion

Matthew Harrison


Maddy Northam


Workers' voice

Now more than ever, working people need a strong independent and collective voice. UnionsACT is the largest independent voice for working people in the Canberra region.You can read our archive of media releases and public statements here, and stay up to date with some of the key issues facing working people and the broader ACT community.

ACT Govt Stimulus must come with guarantees for workers

UnionsACT has today called on the ACT Government to ensure any stimulus payments to businesses come with job security guarantees for working Canberrans. Past experience …

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UnionsACT calls for protections for renters during coronavirus crisis

UnionsACT has today called on the ACT Government to implement urgent reforms that would protect Canberrans from rent increases and evictions during the COVID-19 crisis. …

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UnionsACT supports calls for sick-leave entitlements for casuals in face of coronavirus

UnionsACT supports calls for casual employees to receive sick-leave entitlements to ensure that working people in Canberra don’t pay the price for doing the right …

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Alex White leading UnionsACT

Secretary of UnionsACT Alex White to step-down

The secretary of UnionsACT, Alex White, stepped down as leader of the peak union council on Thursday 20 February. Alex White was elected in November …

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UnionsACT supports introduction of labour hire licensing scheme

UnionsACT today welcomed the introduction of the ACT labour hire licensing scheme. The scheme would align the ACT with the successful Victorian and Queensland schemes. …

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Authorised M Harrison for UnionsACT, 11 London Circuit, Canberra.

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