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 the killing of over 1,800 people, mostly civilians. We call for the cessation of all … Continue reading ASU Vic/Tas Executive statement on Gaza

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, two thirds of them civilians and including many people going about their daily work, as … Continue reading UK unions make strong statement on Gaza at annual Congress

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 Global Gardens of Peace concept, and her plan to make life a little better for … Continue reading CFMEU backs peace garden in Gaza

NUW statement on Gaza

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, including children. An immediate ceasefire and return to the 2012 truce agreement is absolutely urgent. … Continue reading NUW statement on Gaza

RTBU Vic statement on Gaza

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 with the International Transport Workers Federation in condemning the strikes by the Israeli military into … Continue reading RTBU Vic statement on Gaza

ASU Vic/Tas Delegates statement on Gaza

7 August 2014 A motion was passed by the Australian Services Union Victoria & Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch, Metro Delegates Committee for Social & Community Services on 7 August. Australian Services Union motion in support of Palestine passed at today's ASU SACS Metro Delegates Committee: ...we: Strongly condemn Israel's latest attack on the Gaza … Continue reading ASU Vic/Tas Delegates statement on Gaza

FBEU statement on Gaza

7 August 2014, from Fire Brigade Employees' Union (NSW, Australia) Last week the FBEU State Committee of Management adopted the following position on the continuing humanitarian crisis in Gaza. "The FBEU supports the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Union’s general strike in the West Bank in protest at the Israeli government’s actions and condemns attacks … Continue reading FBEU statement on Gaza

AMWU statement on Gaza

Extract from the minutes of July 2014 National Council, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) 6.12  Situation in Gaza National Secretary Bastian spoke to the current situation in the Middle East and Gaza. MOTION:  National Council notes the report from National Secretary Bastian. Council notes the significant conflict across the Middle East with violence, repression and … Continue reading AMWU statement on Gaza