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Australia: ACTU says “Make company directors personally liable for workplace deaths”

On International Workers’ Memorial Day ACTU says “Company Directors would be made personally liable for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) fines resulting from workplace death, even if they restructure their business to avoid payment.” more

Unions call on workers to #standforsafety in Australia

For this 28th April, all the regional structures of the Australian Congress of Trade Unions (ACTU) will be commemorating workers who lost their lives and health at work, and mobilise so these tragedies do not happen again. Events are already scheduled in Hobart and Launceston (Tasmania), Brisbane (Queensland), Melbourne (Victoria), Darling Harbour and Ourimbah (NSW), where memorial services will be hold.

An interesting initiative has been taken by the Victoria Trades Hall Council, who is calling on put out of the windows a pair of shoes, expressing solidarity for those workers that could not come home from work.

Details on events can be found in the  calendar of events. For more information on ACTU preparations for this 28th April, please contact Jenny Holden jholden@actu.org.au

Australia: 28 April commemoration event in Carlton

 Commemoration event – VTHC

Speakers to include Hon. Robin Scott MLA, Minister for Finance & Luke Hilakari, VTHC Secretary
Course/Event Dates: Apr 28 2015 – 10:30am
Course/Event Venue: Trades Hall, Lygon St
City/Town: Carlton
State: VIC