To keep fair pay and conditions, now and in to the future, you have to be a part of your union.
The South Australian State election will take place on Saturday, March 17 so it is fast approaching! You can see what the combined union movement, through SA Unions, is seeking in our 2018 Election Platform document: Fairer Workplaces and Stronger Communities.
The document covers our asks on:
- secure jobs including opposing privatisation of public services and regulating the labour-hire industry
- safer and fairer workplaces by introducing wage theft as a criminal offence and increasing penalties for offences that cause workplace deaths
- ensuring a fairer society by tackling issues such as housing affordability and power production and affordability.
Some of our agenda has already been picked up. If you have any questions on the union movements asks, the policies of the various parties, or would like to get involved please contact our office on 08 8150 8400 or by emailing CPSUSA@cpsu.org.au
2018 Social Change Guide to the Fringe
The CPSU is proud to again be a sponsor of the 2018 Social Change Guide to the Fringe
Produced by the Don Dunstan foundation the Social Change guide lists over 95 shows in dance, comedy and music that have a social change focus – making it easier for you to find a show amongst the huge array of what’s happening at Fringe time! You can support artists and organisations who are working every day towards creating a fairer world by supporting their shows. Find out more by accessing the guide here.
When you register, the Dunstan Foundation will send you a link to download the Guide, and subscribe you to their e-newsletter and updates from our friends at the Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation, a registered charity which promotes peace through all forms of art that relate to human rights, social justice and environmental sustainability.
International Women’s Day Breakfast - Friday 9 March
The CPSU has 2 tables at this year’s International Women’s Day breakfast where Tanya Hosch, the AFL’s manager of Inclusion and Diversity will be speaking. Please email email@example.com if you would like to come. Tickets are $50 with all money raised supporting UNWomen and their “Leave No Woman Behind” campaign.
Delegate training will be occurring in Adelaide in April. If you are a delegate and haven’t booked in to a course yet or would like to find out about becoming a delegate please contact your organiser.