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Sydney May Day Parade

Sydney May Day Parade A Proud Past, A Fighting Future Sunday 4 May 2014 Meet at 11:30am on Macquarie Street outside Parliament of NSW. The march starts at 12:00. We will bring Greens flags and banners, and will also bring blank placards so please bring some great ideas for what to write on them! It’s […]

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Win for public sector employees on redundancy rights

Win for public sector employees on redundancy rights In a blow to the O’Farrell government’s harsh employment laws, the Court of Appeal today delivered a significant victory for public sector employees.  The Court declared invalid a Government regulation that attempted to prohibit the Industrial Relations Commission from making award entitlements for redundancy. The case was […]

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May Day Toast

THE ANNUAL SYDNEY MAY DAY TOAST Celebrating International Workers Day                                   THURSDAY MAY 1, 2014 6 – 8:30pm @ The Workers L1, 292 Darling St, Balmain Live Music, Food & Refresments $50 For enquiries & to RSVP for a […]

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WestConnex Motorway [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 4/3/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.37 p.m.]: I commend the motion to the House. The amendment that has been moved by the Hon. Robert Borsak is intended to strengthen the motion rather than weaken it. As I read it, […]

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WIRO annual report: damning conclusions about WorkCover

The WorkCover Independent Review Office report paints a damning picture of the ongoing problems within the NSW Workers Compensation system. The adversarial practices of insurers in particular are a cause for substantial ongoing concern for many injured workers, and often hinder their recovery. Read the report here.  Kim Garling, the head of WIRO expresses strong […]

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