Building a case to address unfairness in industrial relations


Queensland unions today explained to a parliamentary inquiry why the Palaszczuk government must reverse three years of industrial injustice.

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Union submission marks 100 years since TJ Ryan govt elected


Today Queensland celebrates a century of achievement built through nation-leading industrial legislation.

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Unions start campaign to save paid parental leave agreements


Queensland unions have vowed to fight budget changes that undermine paid parental leave agreements and attack Australian working families.

More than 16,000 Queensland mothers will lose up to $11,500 each through an Abbott-Hockey budget principally designed to re-elect the LNP.

Queensland Council of Unions Assistant General Secretary Ros McLennan said Tony Abbott, self-designated Minister for Women, was playing politics with the future of working families.

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Supermarkets must recognise labour hire disgrace


Regulation and licensing of labour hire firms is the first step in ending the slave worker market engulfing Australia’s food supply chain, Queensland unions say.

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Huge Labour Day turnout celebrates restoration of fair and decent government


Queenslanders showed their support for the new direction of state government with an overwhelming turnout for Labour Day activities today.

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Labour Day celebrates the fair go


Labour Day 2015 will celebrate the role unions play in ensuring a fair and decent society in Queensland.

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Unions welcome State Labor's IR reforms to repair LNP damage

Unions have welcomed Government commitments to reform Queensland’s industrial relations system after the Newman LNP took the wrecking ball to workplace rights for three years.

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Jobless rate concerns put swag of federal LNP seats in danger

A seat by seat analysis of Queensland state election results and electorate unemployment rates reveals job creation policies will have a major influence at the next federal election.

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Labor has opportunity to act on domestic violence crisis

The new Palaszczuk Labor government has an opportunity to redress the Newman government’s lack of decisive action in addressing domestic violence, unions say.

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Chaos of Campbell in rear view mirror

Tomorrow (24 March 2015) marks three years since the beginning of Campbell’s chaos in 2012.

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