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Workers Rights

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The March 4 Justice happened in March this year on the back of the disgraceful, shameful behaviour in federal parliament.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

There has been vicarious trauma across the community amongst women and girls who have this nagging feeling that things are never going to change.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2021

Shaking Hands

Labor Abandons Casino and Venue Workers in Secret MOU with THA

Tasmanian Labor has abandoned employees at casinos, pubs and clubs in its indecent haste to lock in gambling industry donations and support.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Apr 2021

Protest, Climate Emergency

Greens Welcome Defeat of Draconian Anti-Protest Laws

The right to peaceful protest remains protected in Tasmania, following defeat of the Liberals’ draconian, unconstitutional anti-protest amendment Bill.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Mar 2021

Doctor with Face Mask

Government Fails Workers, Increases COVID Risk

The Government’s failure to pay hotel quarantine staff their promised wage supplements is unfair on workers, andpotentially puts the community at risk

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Mar 2021

Construction, Work Site

Underfunding WorkSafe Risks Lives

The Hodgman Government’s budget priorities are clearly affecting WorkSafe’s ability to employ the necessary staff to safeguard workers’ health and safety.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Aug 2019

Construction, Work Site

Workers Rehabilitation And Compensation Amendment Bill 2019

We start by acknowledging the spirit of this bill and we commend the Government's concern to support police who have been injured.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Workers Rehabilitation And Compensation Amendment (Presumption As To Cause Of Disease) Bill 2019

This is a great step for Tasmania and for all people who are going through the process of healing or learning to live with post-traumatic stress.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Apr 2019