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October 11, 2016

Viva Energy Refinery Supreme Court Orders

NOTICE: ORDER MADE BY THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA Today, 11 October 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria made orders concerning picketing etc. around the Geelong Refinery at 80-90 Refinery Road in Corio. Here is a copy of the Court’s orders:

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October 07, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: Tough day for workers as the last Ford rolls off the Broadmeadows assembly line

Later today, Friday 7 October, the final Ford vehicle will roll off the line at Broadmeadows, Victoria. Over 580 direct Ford employees and thousands of supply chain workers will lose their jobs

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October 07, 2016

Tony's family world-beaters at Ford

Tony's family world-beaters at Ford

Ford has been car making in Geelong almost beyond living memory but for the Travers that family heritage totals a world-record 319 years.

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October 07, 2016

A marriage made in Plant One

A marriage made in Plant One

When Doreen Ali went to work at Ford she expected to have a hand in building new Falcons but learning to talk the car industry torque meant she came off the line with a new husband.

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October 07, 2016

Ford production ends - but not AMWU support

Ford production ends - but not AMWU support

Ford production ceases today after 91 years as the first of a series of closures in the auto industry takes effect. 

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October 06, 2016

Viva Energy Refining

NOTICE: ORDER MADE BY THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA Today, 6 October 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria made orders concerning picketing etc. around the Geelong Refinery at 80-90 Refinery Road in Corio. Here is a copy of the Court’s orders:   Read More HERE  

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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