Labour Day holds a special significance for union members, with a rich history dating back more than 130 years, but what are we celebrating and why is Labour Day still relevant today?
An announcement by the Federal Government that it will strip accreditation and public funding from over 150 private Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers has created an even greater climate of uncertainty for employees.
Educators in the Vocational Education sector need to be treated with respect and told what is happening and the implications regarding the loss of funding.
Every year on 28 April, unions, workers and the wider community join together to remember those who have been killed or injured at work. The day is an opportunity to honour and remember these workers and renew the call for safe workplaces in a commitment to fight for the living.
Kindergarten employees across Queensland are calling on the Federal Government to provide certainty of funding to the sector in this year’s budget in order to protect the future of our next generation of Australians.