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AMIEU Qld Branch Election Results

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 →

Unions welcome laws to clean up labour hire industry

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 →

Mareeba Meeting For Local Jobs

The meeting held on Monday the 27th March at the Mareeba Racecourse was a success, with a great turn-out of local people. It had been reported to the Union that locals had been applying to work at the Baiada poultry… Continue Reading →

Federal MP Speech on Importance of Unions

Community Meeting Mareeba

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.

The Penalty Rates Decision: What will it Mean For You?

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 →

Fair Work Commission Penalty Rates Decision Summed Up.

http://www.chaser.com.au/national/fair-work-commission-cuts-penalty-rates-of-overly-affluent-woolies-shelf-packers/ The Chaser team nailed it!

WE HAVE A WINNER!

A lucky winner has been drawn in the AMIEU email address competition. All AMIEU members who provided the Union with a valid email address or updated their email address recently were placed in the draw to win a $250 Woolworths… Continue Reading →

AMIEU Secretary meets with Federal Senator Murray Watt

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 →

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