General Trade, Mining and Manufacturing
General Trade, Mining and Manufacturing
The Abbott Government negotiated the terms of the China Free Trade Agreement in secret because it comes at the cost of local jobs, worker safety, workplace rights and community safety.
Next Monday we're rallying in Canberra to stop the China Free Trade Agreement and demand the Government renegotiate the deal in the interests of the community.
Use your lunch break to join the rally – more information in the attached flyer. RSVP here.
August 10, 2015 at 12pm - 1pm
Garema Place, Canberra
25 Garema Pl
Canberra, ACT 2600
The public is overwhelmingly against this deal and making our message heard is crucial to protecting local jobs. Invite your friends and colleagues. See you there.
With the support of WorkCover NSW, the ETU and other industry representatives, have developed a free asbestos e‐learning package for electrical workers providing important information on:
What is asbestos
The health risks associated with exposure to airborne asbestos
Where asbestos containing materials may be found in the electrical industry
The safety controls that minimise the risk of asbestos exposure
Examples of real life electrical work situations involving asbestos
To complete the online training simply CLICK HERE.
The Long Service Corporation will soon be cancelling the registrations of workers who have not recorded service for at least 4 years, and who have less than 5 years recorded service in NSW.
The Corporation will be cancelling registrations under Section 19(1A) or 19(2) of the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986.
Notifications of the intention to cancel a workers registration will be issued to approximately 18 000 affected workers on 12 May 2014. Workers will have until 27 June 2014 to lodge an appeal against the cancellation of their registration.
Long Service Corporation have updated their website and Helpline messages with information about the cancellation of registrations.
ETU members are reminded to make sure the Corporation has your correct contact details.
If you have any enquiries about the cancellation process please phone Long Service Corporation customer service on 13 14 41.
The first four information evenings will be held in NEWCASTLE, the CENTRAL COAST, SYDNEY and WOLLONGONG with a further eighteen meetings scheduled across the state.
ALL members from all industry sectors are invited to come along and hear from your leadership team about the challenges we face including industrial matters, campaigns and the latest developments in Superannuation.
Full details for the meetings in Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney and Wollongong including times, dates and venues can be found HERE.
A full list of regional locations and dates can be found HERE. Once times and venues have been finalised for these locations we will notify members.
Food and drink will be served. If you wish to attend please RSVP to Joanne Crowder on 02 9267 4844 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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