Pages with topic "Labour Day"
6 Apr 2017 : Why do we celebrate Labour Day?
Labour Day holds a special significance for union members, with a rich history dating back more than 130 years, but what are we celebrating and why is Labour Day still relevant today?
Tens of thousands of unionists turned out for Labour Day / May Day celebrations as Queenslanders celebrated 125 years since the origins of Labour Day in Barcaldine and the return of the public holiday to its rightful place in May.
5 May 2015 : Strong turnout on Labour Day and May Day in 2015
Labour Day holds a special significance for unionists, their families and the broader community. It is an opportunity to celebrate the many past achievements of the union movement.
The Queensland Government’s decision to return the Labour Day public holiday to its rightful place in May is a victory for all Queensland workers, tarnished only by its delayed return in 2016.
5 May 2014 : IEUA-QNT members turn out for Labour Day 2014
IEUA-QNT members joined in the Labour Day tradition, turning out in considerable numbers at marches across Queensland and the Northern Territory.