Labor backflips on new pool safety laws

18 Feb 2011 10:10 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

18 February 2011Shadow Minister for Fair Trading Jann Stuckey MP said Labor were compromising children’s safety by postponing their own pool safety laws.“The LNP stated their concerns with the implementation of this rushed legislation during debate in September last year, however we supported the Government’s pool safety laws in good faith because we believed in the premise that every life is...

Stuckey Warns of Costly and Shonky Pool Inspectors

7 Feb 2011 11:54 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

7 February 2011

The State Opposition today urged pool owners to be wary of overpriced and unauthorised pool fence inspectors.

Shadow Minister for Fair Trading, Jann Stuckey warned Queenslanders to be aware of cowboy operators trying to make a quick buck, following the introduction of new State Government pool safety laws on 1 December 2010.

“Concerns have been raised about the...

Labor neglect leaves volunteers exposed

27 Jan 2011 10:24 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

27 January 2011

Labor’s lip-service to occupational health and safety concerns had put volunteers’ health at risk, the LNP said today.

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said volunteers were at risk of exposure to asbestos and other potentially serious hazardous material while cleaning flood-damaged homes and premises.

“Volunteers need expert advice on the...

Use a face mask in the clean-up

15 Jan 2011 9:28 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

15 December 2010

HOMEOWNERS and volunteers have been urged to wear face masks to minimise potential asbestos risks during the flood clean-up.

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said clean-ups, particular of older homes, could carry potential risk of asbestos exposure.

“I strongly urge anyone who is removing flood damaged flooring, walls and ceilings to be aware of...

Unions must give $385,000 QR fine to workers not Labor

17 Dec 2010 10:47 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

16 December 2010

The State Opposition has challenged union bosses to guarantee the reduced fine of $385,000 imposed on Queensland Rail goes into workers pockets and not into Labor’s coffers to help re-elect Anna Bligh and her toxic Government.

Shadow Industrial Relations Minister Jann Stuckey welcomed the Federal Court ruling but warned unions not to use the financial windfall to help...

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