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September 29, 2016

CUB out of bounds at Grand Final BBQs

CUB out of bounds at Grand Final BBQs

The number of people enjoying Grand Final barbecues this weekend without the tainted taste of CUB beer looks set to exceed the crowds filling the stadiums at both the AFL and NRL deciders.

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September 29, 2016

Re-heated McCain offering burns workers

Re-heated McCain offering burns workers

McCain workers are being urged to vote down an inferior workplace agreement which the company is dishing up just as union action threatens a shortage of fries at Maccas and other fast food outlets.

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September 29, 2016

Vote to make Coates learn the hard way

Vote to make Coates learn the hard way

Members at Coates Hire are being asked to send the equipment hire company a forceful message that they won’t be dictated to when they have the opportunity to vote for protected industrial action.

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September 21, 2016

Strike breakers flown in by McCain

Strike breakers flown in by McCain

Desperate McCain bosses are flying in managers and workers from offshore to try and maintain production of french fries and other foods hit by AMWU industrial action at its Ballarat plants.

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September 21, 2016

Changes to time off instead of overtime

Changes to time off instead of overtime

Recently, the Fair Work Commission made a ruling that could impact your overtime and time off in lieu (TOIL) conditions. 

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September 20, 2016

Sunday Times roast ends print freedom in WA

Sunday Times roast ends print freedom in WA

News consumers and workers are the big losers following the decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to allow Perth to effectively become a one-newspaper town.

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September 15, 2016

Vic train build leaves NSW Coalition in disgrace

Vic train build leaves NSW Coalition in disgrace

The AMWU’s campaign to boost local railway procurement is on schedule in Victoria with local assembly of the state’s largest ever order of metro trains, putting 1100 new jobs on track. 

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September 15, 2016

Boss sees the light on casualisation

Boss sees the light on casualisation

Workers at Thorn Lighting in Sydney are celebrating after forcing their employer to accept a deal on better wages, which also gives improved job security. 

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September 15, 2016

Overtime win: TOIL or money is your choice

Overtime win: TOIL or money is your choice

The AMWU has gained big changes to how overtime is taken – paid out or time off – which should ensure members now have a real choice.

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September 09, 2016

CUB gets finals' boot in huge city protest

CUB gets finals' boot in huge city protest

The plight of 55 sacked CUB workers exploded across Melbourne’s sporting and business heartland yesterday as 15,000 protesters marched with them through the city and heard the Victorian Government condemn the brewer.

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