Sally McManus

Member Benefits Update December 2020

Date Published: 08/12/2020 Category: Member Benefits

Here we are, dear readers, our last instalment for the year that was 2020! In December’s edition we highlight how to show some sparkle at Christmas time on a scaled down budget and there’s an excellent deal for union members from our friends at Union Health.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/08/member-benefits-update-december-2020/

Richard Denniss on the job ahead and Sally McManus addresses the National Press Club

Date Published: 07/12/2020 Category: On The Job

We travel to Canberra to talk with Chief Economist and former Executive Director of The Australia Institute, the well known and hugely insightful Richard Denniss.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/12/07/richard-denniss-on-the-job-ahead-and-sally-mcmanus/

Paid pandemic leave – what is it and why do we need it?

Date Published: 10/08/2020 Category: Covid-19 Opinion Workers rights

In what’s been an already devasting year, it’s fair to say Victorians have had an especially rough week.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/08/10/paid-pandemic-leave-what-is-it-and-why-do-we-need-it/

A win for paid pandemic leave – but there’s more to be done

Date Published: 06/08/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits Workers rights

We can celebrate a victory this week, with the Fair Work Commission finally listening to Australian unions’ calls for paid pandemic leave for aged care workers.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/08/06/a-win-for-paid-pandemic-leave-but-theres-more-to-be-done/

Paid pandemic leave can arrest the latest coronavirus outbreak, and help save Australia’s economy

Date Published: 09/07/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a dangerous new turn in Australia, the Federal Government must provide all working people with paid pandemic leave.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/09/paid-pandemic-leave-can-arrest-the-latest-coronavirus-outbreak-and-help-save-australias-economy/

Securing jobs and wage growth: the key to economic recovery

Date Published: 02/07/2020 Category: Covid-19 Member Benefits Workers rights

Every Australian can win, if discussions between the government, business, and the union movement address weaknesses in workplace law that started long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/07/02/securing-jobs-and-wage-growth-the-key-to-economic-recovery/

IR reform discussions

Date Published: 25/06/2020 Category: Opinion

Check out our special briefing from Sally McManus about the discussions that we are having with the Morrison Government.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/25/ir-reform-discussions/

With IR reform ahead, ACTU Secretary Sally McManus says a crucial lesson from the COVID-19 crisis is the importance of working together.

Date Published: 17/06/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

Read the full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/17/with-ir-reform-ahead-actu-secretary-sally-mcmanus-says-a-crucial-lesson-from-the-covid-19-crisis-is-the-importance-of-working-together/

Member Benefits Update June 2020

Date Published: 03/06/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Member Benefits

Welcome to the June edition of your Member Benefits Update.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/03/member-benefits-update-june-2020/

The moment that helped inform Sally McManus’ political values

Date Published: 15/05/2020 Category: Opinion

Read the full article here

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/15/the-moment-that-helped-inform-sally-mcmanus-political-values/