Ged Kearney president of the ACTU
said: "Domestic violence is a whole of society issue and that includes the workplace and employers.
In analysing the response of the ACTU
and the three unions in relation to moving to a green economy, the following discussion is divided into three sections.
Lawrence's contribution as ACTU
Secretary for five years and as National Secretary of the Liquor, Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union for 17 years was acclaimed by Ged Kearney and Dave Oliver and in a motion of thanks moved by Joe de Bruyn.
Secretary Bill Kelty had also experimented with concurrent (syndicate) sessions, at the 1993 and 1995 Congresses.
The census results will be used to inform future ACTU
policy and campaigns as well as provide insights into the working lives of Australians and the issues that are important to them,' said Ged.
These documents prove that the Howard Government has known all along that its industrial relations changes would lead to lower wage rises, cuts in the take home pay of workers and more pressure on working families," says ACTU
Secretary Greg Combet.
A key outcome of the Congress was a $ 13 million plan to transform the ACTU
into a permanent campaigning organisation that will allow unions to campaign online, on the ground, politically and in the workplace.
was reported as planning a $24 million campaign against the reforms, funded by a special levy on all affiliated members of $5.
secretary Dave Oliver called on Treasurer Joe Hockey to back the submission.
The article focuses on key issues the ACTU
and NZFOL coalition successfully addressed particularly anti-apartheid and anti-nuclear activity which expanded into solidarity with the Pacific region.
This follows a recommendation from the New Zealand CTU that unions here assist the ACTU
to re-build funds depleted by its campaign to overturn the anti-worker industrial legislation implemented by the Howard Government.
But according to the ACTU
this will result in lower OHS standards and will disadvantage both workers and small businesses.