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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. The Chaser team nailed it!


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 →

AMIEU meets with Federal Shadow Ministers over Stand Downs.

AMIEU Branch Secretary Matt Journeaux, AMIEU Branch Organiser for the JBS Dinmore site Warren Earle, Queensland Branch President Keith Haslem, on-site AMIEU Delegates Pat “Tangles” Wilson, Dave Phillips and Shane Milsom meeting with Shayne Neumann, Member for Blair (and Shadow… Continue Reading →

AMIEU Supports JBS Dinmore Charity Day

On Saturday the 2nd of October the AMIEU joined forces with Grant Richards and his team from Charity organisation Signal Flare to support JBS Dinmore workers.  To see some pics from the day and learn more about Signal Flare check… Continue Reading →

Federal Minister Won’t support JBS Dinmore Workers

See the article in the Queensland Times.

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