Unions ask ALP Conference to reject China FTA and TPP

July 17, 2015 A cross-factional  group of unions is demanding stronger ALP policy against the China FTA and the TPP at the ALP conference on July 24. They want the ALP  to block implementing legislation for trade agreements which allow large numbers of temporary overseas workers without testing whether local workers are available and which contain foreign investor rights to sue governments over changes in domestic legislation (ISDS). Read the media release here