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April 11, 2017

Working on a Public Holiday

Working on a Public Holiday

What you need to know.

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April 07, 2017

Fair Work Act Not So Fair

Fair Work Act Not So Fair

It’s called the Fair Work Act, but a series of high-profile disputes have workers and unionists wondering where the fairness has gone.

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April 07, 2017

Campaign highlights underpayment of apprentices

A Fair Work Ombudsman report has revealed that one in three Australian businesses audited as part of the agency’s National Apprenticeship Campaign failed to pay their apprentices correct wages.

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April 06, 2017

Latest Union Wins!

Around the country we’re winning everyday. In workplaces big and small, members are getting results by standing together. Take a look here at some of the wins we’ve had lately and know the union’s always got your back.

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March 30, 2017

Echuca members victorious at Parmalat after 62 day lockout!

Echuca members victorious at Parmalat after 62 day lockout!

Over 70 workers from the Victorian regional town of Echuca are celebrating after they won their 62 day battle with the dairy multinational Parmalat.

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March 08, 2017

International Women's Day

Today we mark International Women’s Day, March 8.

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February 23, 2017

Fair Work Act bad for workers, business: AMWU

Fair Work Act bad for workers, business: AMWU

By Lorraine Cassin - This piece was first published by Print21  

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February 10, 2017

Another Win for All Trades Apprentices!

Another Win for All Trades Apprentices!

On 7 February 2017, All Trades Queensland Apprentices had another huge win for their wages and conditions!  

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February 06, 2017

RELEASE: Support for manufacturing is not a new phenomenon

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) supports the findings of a poll published today in Fairfax Media newspapers reporting that 83 per cent of Australians believe we should be manufacturing more goods in Australia, but notes that Australians have thought this for decades. 

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January 25, 2017

Home sick from work? Here's what you need to know

Whether it's as a result of a dodgy meal, a common cold, or a long-term illness, we all have to take sick leave from time to time. The trick is knowing what information you need to provide to your employer and what your rights are.  

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