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/
The right wing Murdoch media calls on Coles and Woolworths to sack their meat unit employees! Since the spotlight was shined on the dodgy SDA/Coles Agreement the right wing media weighs into the argument and calls for more underhand tactics! Read… Continue Reading →
A Senate inquiry into the effects of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector continues. Follow the link to an article about the inquiry from online argi-bussiness site turfcraft For additional info and some articles on the topic from ABC… Continue Reading →
Senator Glenn Lazarus calls on the Government to put interests of Australians before overseas companies and save jobs in rural and regional Queensland in the meat processing sector!
The Queensland Parliament is undertaking an Inquiry into the practices of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland. If you have a story about how labour hire has impacted your working life go to www.securejobsqld.org.au and tell your story today.