ABOUT UNIONS TASMANIA
We are a people powered movement of 50,000 members, working in the public and private sector, across every industry and workplace in Tasmania. We are the only peak body dedicated to fighting for workers and are proud to have done so for over 135 years.
As the peak body for our state’s trade unions, we campaign and organise alongside our 22 affiliate unions in workplaces and the community to make sure workers get a fair go. We publicly argue for policy and laws that support working people and their families.
We’re about building a more equitable and fair society. We take action on the big issues for workers: job insecurity, decent work, fair pay, workplace health and safety, and dignity at work. We also challenge corporate power, rising inequality and defend workers rights when they are attacked by big business or politicians.
It is a privilege to lead the mighty Tasmanian union movement. I am incredibly proud of the work of Tasmanian union members every day but never more so as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s workers that we’ve relied on – not CEOs – to get us through.
There is strength in numbers and when workers stand together, they win. If you’re not a member of a union, what are you waiting for? We’d love you to join us: https://join.australianunions.org.au/join-the-movement
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