With Premier Will Hodgman today calling an election for the 3rd of March, Tasmanians have an opportunity to judge the Liberals against their record of cutting public sector jobs, undermining vital services like health and education and failing to act on secure work. In their four years of Government, Will Hodgman’s Liberals have:
“Unions Tasmania has already been campaigning across the state for ‘Jobs You Can Count On’ since early 2017,” said Jessica Munday, Unions Tasmania Secretary.
“We’ve been talking to the community, knocking on doors and having direct conversations with members of the public about the need for more secure jobs, decent pay rises, penalty rates and what’s been happening to our public services. The community is concerned about growing inequality. They want real action on these issues.”
“We have approached a number of parties and asked them to tell us how their policies would deliver not just more but better jobs – jobs Tasmanian’s can count on. Political parties and candidates who share our objectives and whose policies put workers interests at their centre will have the support of working people and their unions,” said Ms Munday.
For further information: Jessica Munday 0417 454 809