General

14
May

Back in the gate: 10 years on! MUA here to stay family fun day

The Sydney Branch of the MUA invites all it’s CEPU friends and comrades and their families who assisted on the picket lines to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the return to work of Patrick workers with a free family carnival day with rides, activities, live music and food. Above: Branch Secretary Jim Metcher with then Branch Official, Ed Husic,

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13
May

Budget is a good step towards undoing the damage of WorkChoices

The 2008 Federal Budget is a good step towards undoing the damage of Work Choices and relieving the pressure on working Australians and their families.ACTU President Sharan Burrow said: “This Budget signals a clear break with the past and an end to the waste for the well-off and lazy neglect that marked the previous Liberal Government’s management of the Australian

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3
May

Power to the people

Premier Morris Iemma today fled from the state Labor conference, just hours before a plan to privatise the state’s power industry was overwhelmingly rejected by party delegates. By a vote of 702 to 107, party delegates, including CEPU delegates, voted overwhelmingly to oppose the sell-off, pushing the Iemma Government into an ongoing conflict with ALP affiliated trade Unions and ALP

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