Finally, ACTU pushes back against immigration flood

For years the ACTU has tiptoed around the immigration issue, despite its clear adverse impacts on the working class.

In 2018, the ACTU even signed an immigration compact with the Migration Council and the business lobby declaring support for a ‘Big Australia’.

Today, ACTU secretary Sally McManus has finally taken a stand against the Morrison Government’s announcement that Australia will re-open its international border to overseas students, skilled visa holders and working holiday makers, which Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews says should lead to at least 200,000 migrant workers arriving in Australia by July 2022:

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