No Pay? No Way!
Jan23

No Pay? No Way!

Over the past decade staff reductions forced through budget cuts has caused workloads to steadily increase. Health managers have long stopped thinking about how we cope with extra work. We are just expected to do more and more work in the same amount of time. In 2015, hundreds of thousands of hours of unpaid time will be worked to cope with unreasonably high workloads. There is growing evidence of a systemic reliance on unpaid work to...

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Anna Stewart Memorial Project
Jan22

Anna Stewart Memorial Project

What is the Anna Stewart Memorial Project? Designed to encourage more women to be present and active in unions, the Anna Stewart Memorial Project is a structured, two week long internship program consisting of two days each week at Trades Hall, with the remaining days in a union of choice. In some cases women nominated move outside their comfort zone and experience vastly different sectors. Each participant may represent diverse...

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Healthy Futures
Jan22

Healthy Futures

Every day we work to protect health – but what’s the health impact of our super? Right now HESTA, Australia’s health and community services industry super fund, is investing our money in fossil fuels – coal, oil and gas. Burning these fuels for electricity is hugely harmful to our health. Air pollution from coal-fired electricity contributes to cardiovascular and respiratory disease, including lung cancers,...

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We Are Union
Jan16

We Are Union

We Are Union is a campaign by Victorian Trades Hall Council to encourage union activism! We welcome all members of the community to volunteer in our campaigns. We are campaigning hard on a range of issues that affect working people. We work together to achieve shared goals. To Volunteer Check out upcoming volunteer opportunities here or contact our campaigns team on (03) 9659-3581, or email at volunteer@vthc.org.au Victorian Trades...

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