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ASU Vic/Tas Executive statement on Gaza

 14 October 2014 MOTION CARRIED The following motion was passed at the last Branch Executive meeting. “That the ASU Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch: Condemns Israel’s July and August disproportionate military war against the Palestinians in Gaza and … Continue reading

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UK unions make strong statement on Gaza at annual Congress

18 September 2014 – at the annual Congress of the British trade unions in early September, the General Council made the following statement on Gaza: Congress deplores the fact that since 7 July, over two thousand Palestinians have been killed, … Continue reading

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How do you stop Palestinians unionizing? Cancel their entry permits

15 September 2014, from 972mag.com An Israeli employer of Palestinians inside a West Bank settlement, with the help of Israeli authorities, is exploiting the military permit regime in order stop his workers from unionizing, a High Court petition alleges. In … Continue reading

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CFMEU backs peace garden in Gaza

21 August 2014, from CFMEU Construction & General Division Victoria Branch. The CFMEU is helping establish a garden haven for the children of the Gaza Strip. Respected humanitarian Moira Kelly AO visited the union’s Melbourne office today to explain the … Continue reading

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NUW statement on Gaza

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8 August 2014 The National Union of Workers, with calls from NUW members, joins other unions around the world to push for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Over 1200 people have been killed in Gaza – an overwhelming majority civilians, … Continue reading

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RTBU Vic statement on Gaza

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7 August 2014 A motion was passed unanimously by the RTBU (Victoria) Rail Division Committee of Management last Thursday 7 August. The RTBU stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people at this crucial time. The RTBU Victoria Rail Division: Joins … Continue reading