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State risks return to NSW Inc

Today’s announcement that Mike Baird will become the new Liberal Premier of NSW puts the privatisation of key assets, such as the electricity network poles and wires, well and truly on the agenda. Mr Baird is a known advocate of selling off NSW’s poles and wires. With firm links to the top end of town

Unions on the lookout for penalty rate rorts this Easter

MEDIA RELEASE     Thursday, 17 April 2015     Unions will be on alert this Easter long weekend for breaches of penalty rates, particularly among young workers.   Unions NSW is calling on all workers who have to work between Good Friday and Easter Monday to check they are being paid proper public holiday

Member exclusive… how does your home loan compare?

Did you know, as a union member, you have access to ME Bank home loans which are available exclusively to members of eligible industry super funds and unions. According to ME Bank, their current 3-year fixed rate home loan is one of the lowest rates in the market.If you would like to speak with one of the

Jobs, investment and infrastructure: the Badgerys Creek dividend Unions hail historic decision to build a second Sydney airport

Today’s historic decision to push ahead with the construction of a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek has been hailed by the trade union movement as a win for jobs, investment and infrastructure in Western Sydney. The NSW trade union movement was an early supporter of the campaign for Badgerys Creek, voting to support the

Unions have the stomach to fight for Botanic Gardens: Lennon

Unions NSW Secretary Mark Lennon has confirmed he has spoken to former NSW Premier and Foreign Minister Bob Carr about the prospect of green bans on the proposed development of the Botanic Gardens. Mr Lennon said it was vital that the Botanic Gardens were protected. “Sydney’s Botanic Gardens are among the world’s great public gardens