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Matthew Harrion

Matthew Harrison


Maddy Northam


Workers' voice

Now more than ever, working people need a strong independent and collective voice. UnionsACT is the largest independent voice for working people in the Canberra region.You can read our archive of media releases and public statements here, and stay up to date with some of the key issues facing working people and the broader ACT community.

UnionsACT to conduct coronavirus jobs impact survey

UnionsACT has commenced an ACT-wide jobs survey to measure the impact of the coronavirus crisis on employment, income and job security. The survey, launched on …

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UnionsACT calls for Federal wages subsidy to protect jobs

UnionsACT has today added its voice to calls that the Federal Government urgently establish a wages subsidy to protect jobs. Thousands of Canberra workers and …

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Employers who pressure workers to give up permanent jobs are breaking the law

UnionsACT is aware of employers using the coronavirus crisis to coerce vulnerable workers out of permanent employment and into casual jobs. This activity is illegal, …

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UnionsACT welcomes first stimulus package

UnionsACT has welcomed the ACT Government’s first stimulus package, and calls on employers to use the stimulus to protect jobs. The stimulus focuses on practical …

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Employers must waive sick certificate requirements

UnionsACT has today called on ACT employers to waive requirements for sick certificates for employees during the coronavirus crisis. Most employers require employees to provide …

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UnionsACT acknowledges that it works on the land of the Ngunnawal people, and we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. 

Authorised M Harrison for UnionsACT, 11 London Circuit, Canberra.

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