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Created Thu 2/07/2015, Last Updated Thu 2/07/2015

Vale Jack Cambourn

The recent passing of Jack Cambourn, former National and New South Wales Secretary of the FEDFA was marked by a memorial service at the New South Wales Trades and Labour Council this week.

Jack, one of the luminaries of the Australian union movement and an architect of the

CFMEU was born in Balmain and spent his life struggling for the advancement of the

working class.

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Created Mon 22/06/2015, Last Updated Mon 22/06/2015

Coalition could be wiped out by China Free Trade Agreement, new poll reveals

Research conducted in seven marginal electorates in NSW, QLD, Victoria and South Australia has found that the overwhelming majority of voters do not support the China Australia Free Trade Agreement when they become aware of three elements of the deal.

The research was commissioned by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union. The Agreement, which was signed on Wednesday, allows:

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Created Thu 18/06/2015, Last Updated Thu 18/06/2015

Landry needs to get her facts straight on China Free Trade Agreement

The CFMEU today hit back at claims by Capricornia MP Michelle Landry that the CFMEU was lying about the potential impact of the China Free Trade Agreement.

"Given that Queensland's unemployment rate is the highest in the country and that the youth unemployment rate is as high as 20% in some regional areas you would think that Ms Landry would do her homework," the CFMEU National Secretary Michael O'Connor commented.