ACTU


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ACTU

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Australian Council of Trade Unions
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Professor Oloyede also assured the ACTU members of unfettered support of the management, promising that he would not hesitate to spend his personal money to facilitate their work if the need arises.
The ACTU says wage stagnation, cuts to penalty rates, the casualisation of work and the rapid growth in inequality means day-today life has got a lot harder for working families.
The ACTU and affiliated unions have, according to documents lodged with the Australian Electoral Commission, received at least $53 million from super funds over the past decade, much of which is from 'sponsorships' and directors fees which are often paid directly to trade unions, and are clearly seeking to protect their own financial interests.
Data for analysing the responses of the ACTU and the three unions were obtained through the review of policy papers, union reports, and submissions.
The two contenders for the ACTU Presidency were Cath Bowtell, Senior Industrial Officer at the ACTU, and Ged Kearney, Federal Secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF).
The ACTU has lodged an updated submission to Fair Work Australia's annual wage review, in reply to other interested parties, including the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Australian Industry Group.
4) The 2009 Congress saw a return to consideration of the full range of issues before the ACTU.
They can help us over the next 12 months as we get through this crisis," ACTU president Sharan Burrow told Sky News.
A Treasury Department report obtained by the ACTU after WorkChoices was approved stated that, under the new law, "increases in minimum wages are likely to be lower" and that this will "slow award wage growth and flow on" to other workers.
My election to the ACTU Executive came out of that involvement.
Under ChAFTA, Chinese workers brought to Australia have no right to bargain for wages and can be paid as little as $10 an hour, the ACTU says.
The three years following the 2003 Congress had been hard going for the ACTU and its affiliates.