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E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE MACKAY WEDNESDAY, 8 JUNE 2016

June 08, 2016

SUBJECT/S: 457 visas; penalty rates; casualisation; George Christensen bribery allegation; mobile black spot funding

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ASBESTOS IMPORTATION STATEMENT

June 08, 2016

Workplace occupational health and safety (OH&S) is a serious matter and it is Labor’s intention to make this a top priority of government.

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PENALTY RATES ONLY SAFE UNDER A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT

June 05, 2016

Today the Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Brendan O’Connor, and Labor candidate for Braddon, Justine Keay, visited the Beach Hotel to discuss the importance of penalty rates to employees and their families in Burnie.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE BEACH HOTEL, BURNIE SUNDAY, 5 JUNE 2016

June 05, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Penalty rates

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT FAILING CHAFTA PLEDGE

June 04, 2016

Reports that Chinese workers brought to Australia under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) are being paid less than $10 an hour reveal the Turnbull Government is failing to uphold a pledge that the trade agreement would not be used to undermine Australian wages and conditions.  

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE GLADSTONE FRIDAY, 3 JUNE 2016

June 03, 2016

​SUBJECT/S: Unemployment in Gladstone; youth unemployment; 457 visas; Abbott-Turnbull Government’s failed policies; carbon emissions trading scheme.

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