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Employees on insecure contracts have no confidence for the future

Hundreds of thousands of Victorians are living in insecurity, as businesses and employers increasingly casualise and outsource their workforce.

 

Speaking at the opening of Victoria’s first Inquiry into Labour Hire and Insecure Work, Victorian union leaders warn that ordinary working Victorians are facing serious financial stress and being excluded from minimum working conditions by employers’ misuse of labour hire, casual contracts, and other forms of insecure employment contracts.

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Media Release: Australian Workers rights abandoned, Aussie crew thrown off ship. A new low for corporate brutality.

Victorian Trades Hall Council condemns Alcoa, and the complicit Federal Government, for an act of industrial warfare.

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Andrews Government’s Automotive Transition Plan

7 December 2015

Victorian unions welcome the Andrews Government’s announcement today of a transition plan to address the closure of automotive manufacturing in Victoria, but underscored the need for more economic and social support in Victorian manufacturing communities. 

Victorian Trades Hall Council Secretary, Luke Hilakari, said the State Government’s plan would provide support to people who have been abandoned by the Federal Government’s deliberate destruction of the auto-industry in Victoria. 

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Sunday Penalty Rates

The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) welcomes the Andrews’ Government meeting its election commitment to once again recognise Easter Sunday as a public holiday.

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VICTORIAN TRADES HALL COUNCIL ENDORSES MELBOURNE METRO RAIL PROJECT

The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) welcomes the Andrews’ Government’s timely commitment to constructing the Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel.

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We Volunteers

We Are Union. We are a movement of people standing together for a just and equitable Victoria where:

  • all people are respected and valued, 
  • all working people are organised, safe, and winning at work


We organise our communities to build support for union, industrial, and social campaigns, and we're excited to have you on board.