The Greens accuse the Newman Government of preparing to launch an attack of Work Choices proportions on working conditions.
Greens spokesperson, Dr Jim McDonald, said that the Queensland Council of Unions could gain from closer cooperation with The Greens following the announcement by the LNP Government to change the State's industrial relations system.
The casualisation of the workforce over the past 20 years has been one of the most noticeable and disturbing trends in the workplace according to the Queensland Council Unions Submission to the Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work (2012).
The Greens candidate for Noosa, Dr Jim McDonald, has declared his support for the Queensland Council of Unions' Charter for Working Queenslanders. He described the Charter as a comprehensive approach towards supporting the role of workers in the Queensland Economy.
Queensland Greens lead candidate Adam Stone has told the biggest industrial relations debate of the election campaign that the Greens are now clearly the party which best defends and promotes the rights of workers and unions.
The Queensland Greens believe that: