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Created Wed 21/01/2015, Last Updated Wed 21/01/2015

We will not allow workers' retirement savings to be eroded by shonky banks

The Australian trade union movement will campaign over 2015 to stop the Federal Government allowing a cash raid by Australia’s big four banks on workers superannuation.

The banks are currently pushing the Government to allow their chronically underperforming superannuation funds easier access to the Award default super system.

Created Thu 15/01/2015, Last Updated Mon 19/01/2015

Call for candidates to sign the Fair Go Pledge

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This Queensland election, we are calling on locals to support candidates who will commit to a Fair Go Pledge for our communities:

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Created Tue 20/01/2015, Last Updated Wed 21/01/2015

CFMEU warns Newman is writing cheques he can't cash

The Queensland branch of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has warned that the LNP's election campaign launch promises are not to be trusted.

“Almost everything Newman promised relies on selling off Queensland’s assets. Not only has privatisation of public utilities left workers and families worse off in almost all cases, but he knows that his plans are not supported by Queenslanders”, said Michael Ravbar the CFMEU’s Divisional Branch Secretary.