New polling in Gilmore shows massive support for the Australian Council of Trade Union’s Change the Rules agenda for more secure jobs and better pay.
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Polling of more than 800 residents shows up to 80 per cent support an increase to the minimum wage, job security improvements, and penalty rates protections.
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus is in town to meet with local activists at the Bomaderry Bowling Club at 6pm on Thursday.
“People on the South Coast are telling us what workers across Australia have been telling us,” she said.
“Working people need better and fairer rights at work.
“These people are telling the Turnbull Government that working people need stronger rights, that protections for working people have been eroded and that we are not getting the secure jobs and fair pay rises that they need.
“We can change the rules so the people have more secure jobs, fair pay and a better quality of life on the South Coast.
“Instead of addressing the concerns of the overwhelming majority of the community, the Turnbull Government is persisting with $65 billion in corporate tax cuts for big businesses and the banks.”
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