Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit
Uniting Church members are encouraged to combat trafficked labour by purchasing ethical chocolate this Easter.
The Slavery-Free Chocolate campaign aims to stop the exploitation of children involved in cocoa harvesting.
The Uniting Church’s long-term campaign to stop human trafficking and forced labour in the Thai seafood industry is starting have an impact. Thailand is the main source of seafood imports into Australia.
Sport and online gambling are now so intrinsically linked that the integrity of sports is under extreme pressure and the human toll is rising.
The Uniting Church is calling on Baiada to improve its labour standards after new allegations surfaced of exploitation of overseas workers.
Ka-ching! | Documentary | PG
Review by Cath James
They’ve gone from being illegal to being everywhere.
Recent media reports have highlighted shocking instances of foreign worker exploitation in various Australian industries, particularly in relation to labour hire companies.
A Four Corners investigation earlier this year revealed that overseas workers are being trafficked to Australia and forced to work long hours for low pay.
More than 100 people gathered at the Centre for Theology and Ministry last weekend for the annual Justice and International Mission unit convention.
Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit staff member Denisse Sandoval is working with congregations in a new initiative to empower them to create social change.
The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh on 24 April, 2013, focused the eyes of the world on conditions endured by workers in developing countries.
The Victorian InterChurch Gambling Taskforce has launched a postcard campaign calling on the Victorian government to tackle pokies reform.
Cheryl Lawrie, acting Executive Director of Commission for Mission, shows her support for tax justice.
Tax evasion by multinational companies costs Australia billions of dollars every year.
type keyword and hit enter