Latest News

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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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:…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more


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…

Read more