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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.

UnionsACT welcomes introduction of Worksafe reform Bill

UnionsACT welcomed today’s introduction of the Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2019, a reform bill to establish Worksafe ACT as an independent safety regulator. …

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ACT report: Young workers facing wage-theft crisis

More than half of young workers aged under 25 have experienced wage-theft in the past 12 months according to UnionsACT’s latest annual youth survey. The …

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UnionsACT to launch Young Workers Centre to tackle the wage-theft crisis

UnionsACT will launch its Young Workers Centre tomorrow night, Wednesday 31 July, officially opening its virtual doors to provide free, confidential information and support to …

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Fair Work Ombudsman sushi-shop fine shows wage-theft is at crisis levels

The fine secured by the Fair Work Ombudsman against a Canberra sushi company demonstrates the vast scale of wage-theft in the ACT. The penalties were …

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Minimum-wage workers to suffer $4m in penalty rates cuts

More than 7990 minimum wage workers in Canberra will suffer an average penalty rate cut of $541 per year from 1 July, resulting in over …

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UnionsACT acknowledges that it works on the land of the Ngunnawal people, and we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. 

Authorised A White for UnionsACT, 11 London Circuit, Canberra.

 

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