Welcome to the Queensland Council of Unions campaign where you can take a Stand for Queensland, a Stand for your workplace rights, a Stand for your community, a Stand for your family, and a Stand for your future.
- LNP disguising cuts to workers’ rights as ‘changes’ under Fair Work Act A union submission to a senate inquiry says the Newman Government is using the federal Fair Work Act to smokescreen cuts in rights and entitlements for Queensland workers. Read more
- Unions call for taskforce to address jobs crisis Today’s jobless rate shows Campbell Newman is powerless to address unemployment and should consider a special taskforce to generate jobs in Queensland, unions say. ABS figures released today show Queensland’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October spiked to 7.0% - back to decade high levels – and the highest of any Australian state. Read more
- LNP preens for G20 while jobless rates explode Queensland government MPs are preening themselves for the G20 world spotlight instead of seeking solutions to unemployment spot fires breaking out in their own backyards. Read more