Pro Union Deals Have No Mandate or Remit

In just seven recent announcements the government has again displayed its pro union bias that works to undermine the economy.

These deals include:

  • Tying $1.2 billion in aged care reforms to union based EBAs which favour the HSU;
  • Tying $300 million for child care pay subsidies to union based EBAs in favour United Voice;
  • Legislating to entrench penalty rates;
  • Undermining 457 visas to garner union support;
  • Subverting right of entry conditions;
  • Making the Fair Work Ombudsman police 457 visas; and
  • Forcing employers to pay for transportation and accommodation costs for union officials.

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