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  1. Save Our Weekend

    Posted 17 September 2012 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    Penalty rates for many Australians are currently under threat from a Bill being considered in the Australian Senate.

    Penalty rates provide some form of compensation for workers who are required to ...

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  2. ACTU Release: International Women's Day: insecure work is the hidden driver of the gender pay gap, say unions

    Posted 8 March 2012 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Better pay, paid parental leave and equal opportunity laws are important advancements but cannot alone reverse the deep-rooted inequity that women continue to face at work, say unions.

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  3. Climate Change/Carbon Tax Rallies on Sunday 5 June

    Posted 25 May 2011 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    In February 2011, unions launched a petition calling for urgent action on climate change, and in support of a price on carbon. More than 12,000 Australian workers have signed the petition ...

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  4. ACTU launches “guiding principles” for pollution price implementation

    Posted 19 April 2011 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    ACTU President Ged Kearney today launched the union movement’s "guiding principles" for implementing a price on pollution through the proposed carbon tax.

    Ms Kearney said that unions believe ...

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