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 →
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 →
See the article in the Queensland Times. http://www.qt.com.au/news/federal-minister-wont-support-jbs-workers/3095691/