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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.

AMIEU Gathering Evidence On Breaches Of Visa Worker Agreements

AMIEU Gathering Evidence On Breaches Of Visa Worker Agreements The Meat Workers Union is alarmed by recent events unfolding across the meat processing sector in Australia. Time and again we are seeing highly-skilled Australian workers pushed aside in favour of exploitable visa workers shipped in from overseas – lining the pockets of the big processors with more money while hurting the lives and families of working Australians. With no support

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Coles Admits to Underpaying Meat Workers

Coles Admits to Underpaying Meat Workers Coles has finally acknowledged that it will have to cough up on back pay for meat workers. After wasting millions of dollars on lawyers at the Fair Work Commission trying to defend its dodgy deal with the SDA, Coles has now finally admitted that meat workers will receive back payments. Documents seen by the AMIEU show that Coles is now preparing to go through their national roster

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New Government, Same Old Meat Industry Crisis

New Government, Same Old Meat Industry Crisis While Australia collectively sighs at the longest and most lukewarm election in living memory, meat workers and their families around the country are continuing to suffer under a two-pronged attack from live exports and visa-exploiting bosses. Despite hard campaigning from the Meat Workers Union and overwhelming evidence that the live export trade is riddled with systemic animal cruelty, both major parties are committed to supporting this harmful industry at a time when local workers and local communities are falling apart from financial hardship. In the last 30 years, more than 40,000 meat processing jobs in Australia have disappeared. The industry is now on its knees, with the national cattle herd sitting at one of the lowest points on record. Shortages hit home Here

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AMIEU: The Story of Your Union

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