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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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Casuals Win The “Right To Ask” For Permanent Work – But It’s Not Enough

Are you a casual worker? All casual workers know how scary it can be going to a job where you have no security – no right to ongoing work, no…

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Report Into JBS Scone Hide Puller Incident Now Available

The AMIEU Newcastle & Northern NSW Branch has now completed its investigation into the JBS Scone Hide Puller incident of June 16 2017. In our report, we find that JBS…

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AMIEU Newcastle & Northern Election Notice

Update: Results for the election have now been decided. In accordance with Regulation 141(4) of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Regulations 2009, a Post Election Report is available to members upon…

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End The Live Export Rort: It’s Time To Put Local Jobs First

The AMIEU Newcastle & Northern NSW Branch is today calling on the Federal Government to urgently back away from spending taxpayer money propping up the live export trade. Millions of…

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Workplace Incident At JBS Scone

The AMIEU can today confirm that one of our members, a hide puller operator named Shayne Crowfoot, was injured in a workplace accident today at JBS Scone. The operator was…

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More Money For Live Exporters As Local Kids Go Hungry

The Australian taxpayer is about to take another hit propping up the Australian live export industry, following an announcement by Barnaby Joyce over the weekend that he has allocated $8.3…

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