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Posts tagged with human rights

  1. NTEU Submission to the AHRC Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review

    Posted 4 February 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    On 22 June 2013, the Attorney-General’s Department asked the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct a national review on the prevalence, ...

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  2. NTEU protests discrimination in Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    Posted 21 January 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Letter to the Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, from NTEU National President Jeannie Rea.



    Dear Ms Roxon

    RE: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

    The National Tertiary Education Union ...

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  3. NTEU Marks Human Rights Day today - 10th December 2012

    Posted 10 December 2012 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU joins other trade unions and organisations around the world as we mark the International Day for Human Rights, on December 10th. 

    As a member organisation of Education International (EI), ...

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  4. Calling for a Slavery Free Guarantee!!

    Posted 6 June 2012 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Slavery or human trafficking is involved in the production of goods such as cocoa, seafood, bricks, clothing, rugs and palm oil in some countries.  These goods are being exported and sold around ...

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  5. Response to Exposure Draft on people trafficking and slavery offences

    Posted 3 February 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU responded to the Attorney General's Exposure Draft on people trafficking and slavery offences earlier in January, framing our response in terms of the significance of provisions that ...

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  6. ACTU Campaign on Work Rights in Fiji

    Posted 27 September 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    Following Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) President Daniel Urai being arrested for holding an ‘illegal’ meeting on 2 September 2011, workers in Australia and New Zealand held rallies in ...

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  7. Media Release: Leadership on international student welfare begins with human rights

    Posted 25 January 2011 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU President Jeannie Rea today called for the Australian Government to sign the Migrant Workers Convention as a catalyst to transforming the public debate on international student rights and ...

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  8. Human Rights Scrutiny Bill 2010

    Posted 9 July 2010 by Jen T. Kwok (NTEU National Office)

    On 21 April 2010, the Attorney-General launched Australia’s Human Rights Framework which outlines a range of key measures to further protect and promote human rights in Australia. The Framework ...

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