Don't write here

What's On

  • Next delegates meeting Tuesday 5 February 5.30pm
  • 1st Wednesday of the month is the Electrical Trade Union Geelong Branch members meeting. Gheringhap St. Office at 5.00pm.
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month the Plumbers Union members meeting is 5.00pm at Geelong Trades Hall.
  • Last Wednesday of the month at 12 noon the CFMEU shop stewards meet at the CFMEU office on Fyans St.
  • Every Thursday night at 6.00pm. Geelong Trades Hall Choir rehearsal. All members welcome. 127 Myers Street. Geelong.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

We Don't Accept 2nd Rate Safety

Delegates Meeting Summary

A Delegates and Safety Reps report back meeting about the OH&S Harmonisation Campaign was held on Tuesday 15 2009 at Geelong Trades Hall.

Reports were given by Geoff Fary (ACTU Ass. Secretary) and Tim Gooden (GTHC Secretary)

40 delegates were in attendance from the AWU, AEU, ASU (Service) ASU (Clerks), AMWU (metals), ANF, CFMEU, CPSU, ETU, HSU and MUA.

Following Resolution was passed unanimously as a recommendation to GTHC. The same resolution was put to Geelong Trades Hall that same night and after debate was also passed unanimously.

“That this meeting calls on all Victorian Unions and the ACTU to take immediate direct action in the form of mass protest against the watering down of Victorian safety laws. This action should occur no later than the middle of October to have the greatest affect.”