On her own part, the Chairman of ACTU
in JAMB, Mrs Munirat Lawal, gave the assurances that the unit would deliver on its mandate by helping to reduce the incidence of corruption in the agency.
In the report--Living Up to the Promise of Harvester--the ACTU
argues for a change in the rules that would allow low-paid workers to receive an income that would cover the reasonable needs of an average sized family.
says the reforms will result in super funds being "stacked".
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.
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.
How do you see your role as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative to the ACTU
ChAFTA measures that disadvantage Australian workers and weaken the labour rights of Chinese workers are outlined in an ACTU
submission to a review of ChAFTA being conducted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
was reported as planning a $24 million campaign against the reforms, funded by a special levy on all affiliated members of $5.
Secretary Sally McManus says improving the minimum wage will be an important part of the ACTU
's agenda in "the fight to bring fairness back to Australia".
Further, it is hoped this article will fuel debate and enquiry into the history of the NZFOL, a union institution somewhat overlooked by researchers, especially when compared to the ACTU