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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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July 20, 2021

TASSIE ESSENTIAL FOOD WORKERS SAY NO TO FROZEN WAGE OFFER

Essential food workers at McCain Foods in Tasmania who’ve kept food on the table during a pandemic are being threatened with being locked out over a call for better pay and conditions.

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July 06, 2021

MANUFACTURING WORKERS IN SA LAUNCH SUPPORT AUSSIE MADE CAMPAIGN

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) South Australia branch is launching a nationwide Support Aussie Made campaign to its manufacturing delegates calling on state and federal governments to urgently step up and back local manufacturing workers and the products they make.

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June 02, 2021

PORTER SAT IDLE, DID NOTHING TO FIX ABUSE OF FEG SCHEME

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) are outraged former Attorney- General Christian Porter and his Department knew of printing giant Ovato’s plans to restructure and did nothing to protect workers.

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June 01, 2021

PORTER COULD HAVE PROTECTED OVATO WORKERS, BUT DID NOTHING

Attorney-General Christian Porter knew about Australian printing giant Ovato’s plan to restructure months before workers and their union were told and did nothing to protect them.

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