Help fight back against the ABCC's unfair personal fines.

In 2018 local CFMEU officials Jason, Zach and Josh participated in a peaceful picket to try and stop wage theft on an ACT construction site. Instead of investigating the wage theft to recover unpaid wages and allowances for the workers, the ABCC prosecuted the union, together with Jason, Zach and Josh.

Jason, Zach and Josh now have to pay $33,600 in personal fines to the ABCC before September 22nd 2020. Help them to pay these unfair fines and show the ABCC that standing up for workers rights should not be penalised!

Can you chip in to help Jason, Zach and Josh to pay these unfair fines and fight these unjust laws?


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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.

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Employers should not force workers to work in hazardous smoke

UnionsACT today calls on employers to not force workers to work in the hazardous smoke. Over the holiday period, UnionsACT has been contacted by numerous …

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WHS Alert: Extreme hot weather is a health and safety hazard

UnionsACT has today issued a WHS Alert as hot weather in excess of 40 degrees is forecast for Canberra this week. Hot weather is a …

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