Renewed push for the creation of asbestos authority

Reported by Haydee | 15 Feb, 2013

Photo: SafetyCulture Library Building unions have launched a campaign on Wednesday in Sydney to renew a push for the creation of a federal asbestos authority. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and asbestos community groups urge their members to call on the Federal Government to “commit Budget funds so the massive task of clearing Australia’s buildings …

Unions to push for a National Asbestos Authority

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jul, 2012

Unions are pushing for the establishment of an asbestos authority to protect people as well as remove asbestos from residential areas and commercial buildings. According to a report by the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union acting national secretary Paul Bastian met with the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard and Workplace Relations Minister, Bill …