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About Ged Kearney

Gerardine (Ged) Kearney is President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions ( ACTU), and is the third woman to hold the position. Prior to this Ged was the Federal Secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation from April 2008, and had been an elected official with the ANF since 1997.

Articles by Ged Kearney

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

G20: the union movement's fight for gender equality in the labour market

Women are more reliant on decent labour law, minimum wages and conditions, and labour market protections. Yet these minimum protections are continually under attack, and the reach of these safeguards against exploitation is declining.

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