Tag: Australian Council of Trade Unions

Healthcare

Are Australia’s nursing graduates under threat?

Nurses play a vital role in any country's healthcare system, and ensuring there is a steady pipeline of local talent is essential. However, according to the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), the ease of access to 457 visas is pushing many home-grown nurses out of the picture. ACTU President Ged Kearney recently revealed that…

27 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Sex-segregated labour markets ‘perpetuating gender inequality’

There is an entrenched division across many Australian industries between sectors dominated by men and those dominated by women. This is according to Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) president Ged Kearney, who said gender inequality in the workplace must be tackled. Ms Kearney spoke at the Fifth International Community, Work and Family Conference and…

2 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia