Union members are targeting official Carlton & United Breweries' Facebook pages with a series of critical posts as part of an ongoing campaign over the sacking of maintenance workers at CUB's main Victorian brewery.
The union movement's targeted marginal seats campaign played an "absolutely critical" role in generating a dramatic swing to the Labor Party in Saturday's federal election, according to renowned political analyst Malcolm Mackerras.
The NUW and MEAA are among the first unions to change their rules to accept no or low-fee community and associate members since the ACTU's call to transform their membership models by adopting "radical thinking".
ACTU television commercial highlights penalty rates, internships; New executive director for HR Nicholls Society; Alleged ISIS-sympathiser's dismissal case in FWC tomorrow; FWBC warns of fines for construction workers attending CFMEU mass meeting "without permission"; Re-run for botched Federal Police union election; "Unfinished business" in quest for safe rates, TWU council hears; and Sharing economy" a misnomer, TWU forum hears.
Reducing penalty rates, increasing rostering flexibility and boosting the ability of employers to make agreements directly with employees are at the top of employer groups' IR wishlists for the July 2 federal election.
Fairfax journalists might face individual fines after Ombudsman probe; FSU seeks better communications strategy; FSU preparing logs of claim for NAB and major industry super fund; and CFMEU penalties just a cost of doing business, says building cop.
The HSU's NSW branch says it will clear the debt generated by its corrupt former leadership within two-and-a-half-years, thanks in part to an aggressive savings strategy and a new recruitment focus in aged care and private health, as it prepares to reveal a substantial donation to the ALP to fight the Coalition's "draconian" attack on unions.
The Fair Work Commission has suspended protected industrial action by CPSU members at international airports for 90 days, after finding that plans to escalate strikes posed a "serious and compelling" risk.