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September 16, 2021

NEW SUBMARINE DEAL RAISES CRITICAL QUESTIONS

The tripartite nuclear-powered submarine deal raises critical questions for Australia’s shipbuilding industry, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) say.

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September 16, 2021

CADBURY NOT SO SWEET TO ITS WORKERS

Cadbury workers across two sites in Melbourne will take strike action in a call for secure jobs, and better pay and conditions.

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September 13, 2021

CASUALS DECISION ENTRENCHES INSECURE WORK

Workers across the manufacturing industry – food, print, vehicle, manufacturing, and construction - will now have to wait at least a year to convert from casual employment to permanent work after a Fair Work Commission decision.

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September 02, 2021

TASSIE MCCAIN WORKERS WIN DEAL

Essential food workers at McCain in Smithton Tasmania have reached an in-principle deal which will bring their wages and conditions in line with McCain workers on the mainland.

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August 10, 2021

NO CONSULTATION, NO CLEAR PLAN, SPC VACCINATION DEMAND FAILS WORKERS

SPC have no clear answers to a comprehensive list of questions workers representatives have put to the canned food company over its’ demand workers be vaccinated by the end of October.

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August 10, 2021

MCCAIN NEEDS TO PAY LOCKED OUT WORKERS

Workers found to be unlawfully locked out of McCain Foods in Tasmania last Thursday should be paid immediately by the corporate multinational.

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August 06, 2021

FAIR WORK FINDS MCCAIN WORKERS UNLAWFULLY LOCKED OUT

Essential food workers at McCain Foods in Tasmania were unlawfully locked out, an Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) appeal at the Fair Work Commission has found.

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August 05, 2021

AMWU NOT PROPERLY CONSULTED OVER SPC’S COMPULSORY VACCINATION PLAN

SPC has failed to properly consult with workers and their union over their demand to make vaccination mandatory for essential food workers by November, say the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU). 

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July 29, 2021

UNION TO CHALLENGE MCCAIN LOCKOUT

Workers at McCain Foods in Tasmania have been locked out for the second time in two weeks. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is preparing to challenge the lawfulness of the lockout.

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July 22, 2021

MCCAIN FOOD WORKERS LOCKED OUT OVER CALL FOR FAIR DEAL

Essential food workers at McCain Foods in northwest Tasmania have been locked out of their workplace by their employer in their continued campaign for improved pay and conditions.

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