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Join us for events and actions to build power for working people - or host your own! Find events for Union women. 

 

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 06:00 PM · 1 rsvp
Zoom

Candidate School


Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 06:00 PM
Zoom

Join The Campaign - 28 October

Want to fight for a world where women are Safe, Respected and Equal in all the places they work? Join us online to hear about the Organise for Equality campaign, what we're fighting for and how you can join us to win big change for working women. RSVP to a Join the Campaign to get involved!


Wednesday, November 03, 2021 at 06:30 PM
Online (Zoom)

Frankston & Moridalloc: November Online Activist Meeting!

Join us for our November online activist meeting of the We Are Union: Frankston Pod & Mordialloc Buccaneers! This month our local action group we will be sharing industrial updates, discussing current campaigns and planning actions ahead of the next federal election. Join us to meet like-minded comrades and discuss what has been happening in our movement


Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 01:00 PM · 5 rsvps
Zoom

Changing your Workplace: Wage Theft, Covid and the Future of the Hospitality Industry

Ever wanted to change your hospitality workplace?

Join us for a panel and workshop as part of our Changing your Workplace series to discuss going back to hospitality work under a new 'Covid-normal', how we'll use the new laws to keep fighting against wage theft, and what the future of the hospitality industry might look like if young workers get a say. 

 


Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 06:00 PM
Zoom

Barwon Voices Strategy Meeting

Barwon Voices is back and ready to take on Scott Morrison and the Liberals for their failure during this pandemic.

Join us for our zoom strategy meeting to meet like-minded comrades as we discuss electoral strategy in Corangamite and share union updates.

Barwon Voices is a local unionist action group that provides support for union activities and promotes unionism and collectivism in the Corangamite area.


Thursday, November 04, 2021 at 06:00 PM
Zoom

Candidate School


Friday, November 05, 2021 at 12:30 PM
Zoom

Join The Campaign - 5 November

Want to fight for a world where women are Safe, Respected and Equal in all the places they work? Join us online to hear about the Organise for Equality campaign, what we're fighting for and how you can join us to win big change for working women. RSVP to a Join the Campaign to get involved!


Saturday, November 06, 2021 at 10:00 AM · 24 rsvps
Trades Hall - COVID Safe Plan in place

Climate Action for Unionists November Course

Climate Justice RallyFor unionists, it is more urgent than ever that we campaign for climate action and hold governments to account. Workers are already on the frontlines of climate change – we protect and rebuild communities affected by natural disasters, we give care to those affected by heatwaves and bushfire smoke, and we’re working in increasingly extreme weather.

This course will teach you how unionists can climate proof workplaces, and drive climate action campaigns.

This course is open to union activists based in Victoria/Melbourne. THIS COURSE WILL BE RUN IN PERSON AT TRADES HALL WITH COVID SAFE PRACTICES IN PLACE.

Course Content

This course comprises four discrete modules broadly covering the science behind climate change, the policy solutions, why climate change matters for workers, and how workers/unionists can become agents in climate change campaigns, including campaigns for a just energy transition.   There is a focus on developing industrial tools which, integrated with WHS legislation and organising strategies, effectively assist workers in climate-proofing their workplaces.

Key Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course participants will be able to: 

  • Explain why action on climate is urgent and why workers need to be involved in education and action around climate change.

  • Identify the impact climate change is already having on workplaces and how unions have responded to date.

  • Identify the opportunities and risks around energy transition.

  • Frame climate change as a critical issue for unionists and confidently address workers’ fears and doubts so climate messaging is consistent across the movement.

  • Integrate WHS and industrial strategies into organising and campaigning around climate change at work.

Please note: this course is also being offered in October as single modules delivered every Tuesday night from 6:30pm till 8pm. If you would prefer this timing, please click here to RSVP.


Monday, November 08, 2021 at 01:00 PM
Zoom

COVIDSafe Workplaces Training

We would like to invite you to register to attend a free 2.5 hour online training course on COVID Safety run by the Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC).  

The free online training will be done through ZOOM


Tuesday, November 09, 2021 at 06:00 PM · 8 rsvps
Zoom

Digital Content Meeting - NOVEMBER

We are organising to prevent people being drawn into the lies and misinformation of the alt-right. There are workers that are being led into dangerous beliefs and unwittingly stand with racists and bigots. 

We know that we are not going to see social media giants take action against the disinformation that is spreading on their platforms so we need to ensure that we take the fight where it is being fought. Workers rights, healthcare and education are central to our beliefs and are worth fighting for.

We're gonna jump on Zoom and keep battling against the worst and most cynical groups online.

Want to take the fight to the alt-right online? RSVP below! 

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.