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.

Would You Like The Minimum Wage With That?

Would You Like The Minimum Wage With That? In keeping with Malcolm’s Turnbull’s desire that we should all stay ‘flexible’ in the new ‘agile’ economy, the SDA seems to be trying out a new ‘innovative’ tactic lately: rather than fighting for their members, they’ve decided to fight against them. Explosive revelations were unearthed late last week showing that the SDA, which is supposed to represent the interests of retail workers in a world

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The future of Australian meat work under Turnbull: An American Nightmare

The future of Australian meat work under Turnbull: An American Nightmare Australians were shocked to read a damning report from Oxfam this week about how poultry workers at Tyson Foods plants across America were routinely soiling themselves at work. Unable to take bathroom breaks due to relentless production speeds and inhumanly demanding schedules, some workers even reported wearing diapers to work to cope. This isn’t the first time Tyson Foods

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Meat workers win after Fair Work Commission orders Teys to cough up

Meat workers win after Fair Work Commission orders Teys to cough up Union workers have scored another victory after abattoir owner Teys-Cargill Australia was ordered to make good on thousands of dollars of underpayments to staff at its Beenleigh plant in Queensland. Meat workers union members have been engaged in a protracted battle with Teys ever since the company tried to ram through a new workplace agreement in 2013, by stacking the vote with trainees, temporary workers and other people who wouldn’t be actually covered by the new agreement when it came into force. Teys was eager to get this new agreement through as it removed the incentive-based payment system that was put in place by agreement with the union, where skilled workers could pick up more cash for faster

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