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Christmas 2017 Office Hours

The AMIEU Newcastle and Northern NSW Branch wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2018! Our office will be closed from Thursday 21st December and re-opening on…

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Tamworth Mayor Punishes Exploited Workers To Cover His Own Tracks

The AMIEU is today calling on Col Murray, the Mayor of Tamworth Regional Council, to step forward and take responsibility for the network of exploitation and intimidation which he has…

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A National Disgrace: How Thomas Foods Oversees An Illegal Underground Network Of Bullying, Harassment And Exploitation

The Newcastle & Northern NSW Branch is today releasing the findings of a long-term investigation into the shocking underground black market labour network operating in Tamworth, NSW. The AMIEU believes…

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The Rise of Industrial Blackmail

If you listen to your boss talk, you might think everything is fine in the workplace. They might spin you some fancy fairy tale about how you’re a “valued team…

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Now Hiring: International Liason Officer (Part-Time)

The Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union (Newcastle and Northern Branch) is a trade union representing members working in abattoirs, poultry processing, dairy, supermarkets and butchers. We are looking for an…

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Financial Report 2016-2017 (Federal)

In accordance with Section 263 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and Section 265 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009, a copy of the financial statements of the…

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Thomas Foods Brings In More Visa Workers While Youth Unemployment Skyrockets

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made a shock announcement back in April, declaring that the 457 visa program was dead and buried, and that it was time to put Australian workers…

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NSW Labor Finally Agrees On Urgent Need To Fight Exploitation

The trade union movement has been leading the fight against worker exploitation in Australia for many years. Australia’s meat sector has suffered greatly under some of the worst, most underhanded…

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Hypocritical Live Exporters Seek Massive Government Payout After Destroying Australian Jobs

Australia’s live export producers have just launched a law suit seeking an incredible $600 million in damages from the Federal Government. In July of 2011, all live export trade to…

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July 2017 Journal Now Available To Download

Our latest AMIEU Journal is now available to download. Members will receive a copy in the post over the coming weeks. Grab the Journal to read the latest information about:…

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