Queensland Unions have backed an in-principle recommendation to jail dodgy employers who deliberately or recklessly underpay workers. The recommendation was one of 17 contained in the State Government’s response to a Parliamentary committee inquiry into wage theft released today. Queensland ...
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A rally by Queensland unions was held at midday outside the Queensland Children’s Hospital in South Brisbane in support of United Voice workers fighting against wage theft.
Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan said the stand taken ...
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Queensland Unions say the Morrison government cannot be trusted to change industrial relations to the benefit of workers. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan joined condemnation of the plan being floated today by federal Jobs and Industrial Relations ...
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Tens of thousands of workers turned out today in Brisbane in a show of community support to change the rules to address growing inequality in Australia. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan said Queensland workers were concerned that ...
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New laws mean that all Labour Hire companies operating in Queensland must be licensed and operators will need to pass a ‘fit and proper person test’ to establish that they comply with all relevant laws and that their business is ...
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Queensland Unions have welcomed today’s Parliamentary inquiry report which recommends criminalising wage theft and changing laws to make it easier for workers to reclaim stolen wages. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan said the scourge of wage theft ...
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The peak body for working people has launched a month-long advertising campaign calling on Queenslanders to join national action for change. Television and radio ads started yesterday in Queensland electorates, with regional rallies in October culminating in a major Brisbane ...
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"In a fragmented industry largely unencumbered by regulators or unions, there appears to be little fear of being caught out doing the wrong thing." ...
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