Why join AMIEU Newcastle and Northern Branch?

The AMIEU is a non profit organisation designed to help meat workers both at work and provide benefits outside of work.

40,000 Aussie Jobs On The Chopping Block As Turnbull Hurries To Sign Trans-Pacific Partnership

40,000 Aussie Jobs On The Chopping Block As Turnbull Hurries To Sign Trans-Pacific Partnership Malcolm Turnbull has spent this week vigorously talking up the embattled Trans-Pacific Partnership, a highly secretive global trade agreement designed to enrich the wealthy by exploiting the working classes and the poor. The TPP has faced incredible opposition from workers, unions, lawyers, environmentalists, artists and people from all walks of life worldwide who are concerned about

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Compulsory Unionism For Farmers, But Not Workers

Compulsory Unionism For Farmers, But Not Workers Wealthy businesses and conservative politicians have a long history of working together in Australia to break up organised workers and make life difficult for unions. Lead by John Howard and his freedom of association laws, governments around Australia spent the 90’s passing legislation outlawing compulsory union memberships. These changes made it illegal for every worker to contribute to a fighting fund that can

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Working in the heat: Know the facts

As we come into the worst of the long, hot Australian summer, many meat workers will now be sweating it out in uncomfortable temperatures. But these temperatures can be more than just uncomfortable. If temperatures get high enough and adequate precautions are not taken, workers can start suffering from exhaustion, fainting, cramps and even heat stroke. These conditions are serious and, like all workplace safety matters, are the responsibility of all workers. Union members know that workers need to look out for each other and at this time of year it’s more important than ever. Based on the best available evidence, the Australian Council of Trade Unions has established recommended guidelines for working in the heat (PDF). As the temperature rises, workers must take rest breaks every hour so they

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AMIEU: The Story of Your Union

AMIEU: The Story of Your Union

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AMIEU
Newcastle & Northern Branch
34 Union Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302
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