An IMF report released today shows that the Turnbull Government’s tax cuts for big business would increase inequality and concentrate more wealth in the hands of the few, echoing the calls from the Australian Union movement to end the corporate tax cuts and urgently address inequality.Read more
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus gave this speech as the keynote address on inequality in Australia at the TJ Ryan Foundation in Queensland
We are coming to an end of an era.
The end of the 30 years of the neo-liberal experiment.
Australian Council of Trade Union secretary Sally McManus today announced the union movement’s call for a $45 a week increase to the minimum wage. A real increase to the minimum wage will address rising cost of living, inflation and boost the economy.Read more
Maritime Union of Australian National Secretary Paddy Crumlin has welcomed the appointment of Sally McManus as the new Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ (ACTU).Read more
From Queensland safety regulations to international solidarity a vast array of speakers proved for a successful conference and educational experience for delegates at the inaugural State Branch Conference.Read more
Before proceedings got underway Council rose for a minute’s silence remembering the victims of two recent disasters – the sinking of the El Faro and the attack on a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey.