|Issue No 8||09 April 1999|
Sydney Solictor Appointed ICTUR Secretary
Former Labor Council officer and solicitor David Chin has been appointed secretary of Australian national committee of (ICTUR) International Centre for Trade Union Rights.
Chin, a solicitor with union firm, Jones Staff and Co, filled a casual vacancy created by the elevation of Michael Walton to the NSW IRC. Fromer dsecretary Maudie Bromberg has moved into Walton's former position of president.
ICTUR is comprised of lawyers, trade unionists and academic,s, intersted in the promiotion of workers and trade union rights.
Chin says his priorities will be pursuing projects focussed on the emerging issues of the new millenium such as revising ILO standards and social clauses in trade agreements to better reflect the changing world.
A former executive assistant at Labor Council, he is also committed to raising the profile of ICTUR throughout the community.
"Internationally ICTUR is working on what it calls the Millennium Project, which is designed to work out a revised set of international labour standards to better protect workers rights in the global economy," Chin says.
"We're also embraking upon a project designed to provide trade unions with an alternative model to the Workplace Relations Act which would bring Australian law into compliance with ILO Conventions.
ICTUR is planning to hold a function coinciding with its AGM in Melbourne mid-year.
Anyone interested can contact David Chin at mailto:[email protected]
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