International Campaigns & Issues: 2014

L20 Priority Recommendations for the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting, 20-21 September 2014

Media Release - November 11, 2014

The L20 has called for the Brisbane Action Plan to put in place comprehensive measures to “support aggregate demand and reduce inequality” as committed to in 2013, and ensure policy coherence through coordination processes at national and G20 levels.

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Ged Kearney: ALP should implement its policy against Investor rights to sue governments

Media Release - September 23, 2014

The Labor Party should accept the advice of its own MPs and oppose Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement, or any trade agreement, says ACTU President Ged Kearney.

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L20 Update: Taskforce on Employment meeting

Media Release - July 25, 2014

L20 spoke out for pro-growth strategies to ensure jobs and inclusive growth at the G20 Taskforce on Employment meeting (22 – 24 July 2014, Brisbane, Australia)

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Masters in Labour and Development

Media Release - July 11, 2014

The Global Labour University (GLU) invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply to its Masters in ‘Labour and Development’ at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg ,South Africa.

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ACTU expresses sorrow at death of Bob Crow

Media Release - March 19, 2014

The following is the text of a message of condolence sent by the ACTU to the British Trades Union Congress following the sudden death of RMT General Secretary Bob Crow.

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Australian Unions

Whether you want to join a union, take action in campaigns, or make the most of the benefits of being a union member, Australian Unions is the place to go for information and resources.
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Mind Your Head

We’re taking action to protect workplace mental health.
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Your rights at work for students and for people entering the workforce for the first time.
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Information and resources for health and safety representatives and workers about how to speak up at work for health and safety.
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Union Aid Abroad

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is the overseas aid and development agency of the ACTU. Our work aims to build self-reliance through support to educational and training projects for workers and their organisations in the developing world.
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ACTU National Union Directory

Find who you are looking for from the who’s who of the union movement.
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Australian Council of Trade Unions

Representing Australian workers and their families.