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Madeline 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 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 to support LGBTQIA+ workers through Pride Leadership Internships

UnionsACT is pleased to be the recipient of a Capital of Equality grant from the ACT Government, announced yesterday. Thanks to this grant, UnionsACT will …

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


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