Magazine of Socialist Action in Australia

First Ever Casual Workers Conference

The first ever Casual Workers Conference has been called by Unite for Saturday 3rd April 2004. The Conference will be an opportunity for the voice of casual workers to be heard. 2.2 million (1 million casual for over one year) face a working life without sickies, holidays, job security, the ability to get a loan and more.

The Conference will skill up casual workers about their industrial and health and safety rights, legal situation, organising skills and more. Speakers will come from unions, Unite, academics, Job Watch and there will be a session where casual workers can quiz politicians from the major parties as to their policies for casuals.

Please spread news of this Conference far and wide via word of mouth, your email and web lists and any way at all.

Register now! By via the web site at

Venue: New Council Chambers, Trades Hall, cnr Lygon and Victoria Sts, Carlton South
Cost: $5 – or $4 if you register before the day – includes agenda, pack of information