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Address, National Press Club 26 May
ACTU will focus on building a better, stronger and fairer Australia
Statement from ACTU President Michele O’Neil on Virgin bidders meetings
Poll shows less than 10% of workers have basic COVID protections at work
Court confirms permanent workers cannot be casuals
Record drop in retail spending shows need for ACTU plan to rebuild domestic economy
Fast food award decision practical and in best interests of all concerned
Union movement welcomes Senate’s commitment to super
Fast Food Award – Proposed changes are in everyone’s interests
Wage subsidy must be extended as unemployment hits 6.2%
Wage growth slows to 2.1 per cent as pandemic continues to hit workers
Australian Unions call for 2 million new secure jobs and halving of job insecurity to rebuild economy
Government stuffs up early access to super and forced to freeze program
Cedar meats shows why we need special laws to stop second wave Coronavirus spread
Pandemic leave, WHS reforms needed before workers can return
Transcript: Alexis George panel with Virginia Trioli – ABC Mornings Melbourne
Unions united in demanding workers focus during Virgin administration
Unions will hold Deloitte to account during administration process
Polling shows alarming gaps in social distancing, PPE and cleaning protocols in workplace
Research shows insecure work, age, gender divides in impact of virus
Morrison Government must intervene immediately to support Virgin Australia jobs
Aviation crisis roundtable hears call for Government equity stake in return for bail-outs
Government faces $800M bill if they sit back and watch Virgin die
Business demanding 1 day “consultation” on agreement changes
Historic win for working people as $130 billion wage subsidy passes
ACTU welcomes FWC improvement to safety net
Statement from Sally McManus on JobKeeper wage subsidy
Australia faces an historic day – we must succeed
Industry supports need for changes to be made to Fair Work Act to facilitate JobKeeper scheme
ACTU thinks this is an election
Job Keeper payments – we need answers
ASIC reinforces ACTU’s calls to stop unsolicited financial advice for tenants
Employers and Unions co-operate on Restaurants Award to address COVID-19 challenges
Job Keeper payment will save jobs: ACCI
FWC Full Bench varies Clerks Award to address COVID-19 challenges
Wage subsidy needed now, and for recovery
Unions and business waiting for government action on jobs and wages
Greens call for 80% Wage Guarantee, rent and mortgage holidays
Urgent award application to address COVID-19 challenges
To save jobs workers need an Australian Coronavirus wage subsidy of 80% now
Economic package doesn’t go far enough
Overwhelming Majority Support Government Paid Leave for COVID-19 Self-Isolation
Australian workers need comprehensive wage support now
Statement from ACTU President Michele O’Neil on Qantas
Statement from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus on Qantas
Statement from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus in response to Christian Porter
Construction workers must be protected from Covid-19 shocks
While low-income relief welcome, more than just a quick fix needed