Please find the results of the recent AMIEU Qld Branch election and details of how to access the AEC post-election report: AMIEU Qld Branch Election results The election process was conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), and the AEC… Continue Reading →
Queensland unions have welcomed today’s state government announcement of licensing for labour hire firms. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan says regulating the labour hire industry is necessary to stamp out those rogue operators engaging in massive wage… Continue Reading →
The AMIEU is interested in hearing from locals in the Mareeba community who have applied or would like to apply for a position at the local chicken processing factory. Further details below.
Is todays Fair Work Commission Penalty Rates Decision proof that the race to the bottom on wages has just begun? A look at the changes to penalty rates and who will be affected. The tables below, taken from the FWC Summary… Continue Reading →
http://www.chaser.com.au/national/fair-work-commission-cuts-penalty-rates-of-overly-affluent-woolies-shelf-packers/ The Chaser team nailed it!
AMIEU QLD secretary Matt Journeaux met today with Federal Senator for QLD Murray Watt to discuss important issues effecting AMIEU members particularly the effects that labour hire and live export are having on workers in the meat processing industry. Senator… Continue Reading →