NDIS work bans imposed to fight privatisation

Public sector disability workers in NSW are resisting the O’Farrell government’s plans to privatise the state’s entire disability services. The government has announced its intention to outsource all public disability services within four years. In response, workers are taking industrial a...CONTINUE READING

Liberals to attack seafarers’ rights – again

Ian Jamieson Yet another plank in the raft of proposals to weaken unions and emasculate working conditions is the Abbott government’s move to repeal legislation that provides migration zone status to off-shore projects. It will specifically affect the multi-billion dollar Gorgon LPG project off the coa...CONTINUE READING