Unions provide professional assistance with your wages and entitlements, unfair treatment and harassment at work, work related injuries or illness, collective bargaining for better pay and conditions even superannuation.
Members of the Labor Party attending the ALP national conference have thrown their support behind workers at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), the venue holding the conference, after MCEC management proposed widespread cuts to pay and conditions.
The full impact of cuts to arts funding by the federal government was revealed yesterday with the release of a revised grants structure by the Australia Council, says the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.
Journalists write to Government to oppose company director plan
Monday, 13 July 2015
Senior journalists have written to Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to protest a suggested scheme that would remove important information identifying company directors from the public domain. They say the move would cripple day-to-day and investigative journalism, and would be out of step with the trend to greater transparency.