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

Why the Fair Work Commission’s decision on casual redundancies is great for meat workers

Why the Fair Work Commission’s decision on casual redundancies is great for meat workers The Fair Work Commission has sent a number of employers scrambling to re-think their policies this week after a precedent-setting decision that will see workers have their time as a casual employee taken into account when receiving redundancy payouts. The case was championed by our comrades in the AMWU, who successfully appealed to a full bench

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Government spends $2 million to train overseas meat workers as cruel live export industry carries on

Government spends $2 million to train overseas meat workers as cruel live export industry carries on Australian meat workers, already reeling from the ongoing meat industry crisis, were stunned today to learn that the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has just signed a new deal to spend over $2 million on training Indonesian workers to do their jobs. This astonishing move comes as the barely-re-elected Liberal Government continues its

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Rich and powerful think-tank wants to abolish award system and destroy minimum wage

Rich and powerful think-tank wants to abolish award system and destroy minimum wage In a move that will surprise nobody, the Institute of Public Affairs – a free-market think-tank which represents the interests of the rich and powerful – has released a paper calling on their good friends in the Liberal Government to abolish the award system and hand all power over wages to employers. The IPA is an influential body with many connections to Australia’s elite, and has been used as a mouthpiece for the mega-rich to push anti-worker policy for decades. Some of the world’s most powerful companies regularly donate money to the IPA, including oil giants ExxonMobil and Caltex, mining giant BHP Billiton, and tobacco giants Phillip Morris and British American Tobacco (with clients like these, you

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AMIEU: The Story of Your Union

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