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Now Hiring: Administration Office Manager (Full Time)

We’re a Trade Union based in Newcastle West seeking an experienced Administration Office Manager to take on a Full time position commencing in Early 2019. Key Tasks Include: Liaise with…

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Bindaree Beef Workers To Walk Out After Billionaire Boss Refuses To Budge

Meat workers at Aldi supplier Bindaree Beef in Inverell in northern NSW will walk off the job on Wednesday 24 October 2018 after months of negotiations with company management. Even…

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Union Workers Force Labor Into Better Position On TPP

The AMIEU Newcastle & Northern Branch today acknowledges and welcomes the announcement by the Australian Labor Party that it will make sweeping changes to the process by which trade agreements…

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AMIEU Condemns Federal Labor For Giving In To Big Business Over TPP

The AMIEU Newcastle & Northern NSW Branch condemns Federal Labor’s decision this week to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, torpedoing the efforts of Australia’s union movement to make sure that Australian…

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Financial Report 2017-2018

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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JBS Scone Workers Vote Yes To New Deal After Industrial Action

Meat workers at JBS Scone have yesterday voted overwhelmingly to accept a revised offer from the multinational meat processor after taking industrial action earlier this month. On July 6 2018,…

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Deal Struck At JBS Scone After Further Negotiations

The AMIEU and JBS Scone management have reached in-principle agreement on a revised offer, which will be voted on by meat workers at the company in the coming weeks. Management…

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Wingham Beef To Walk Off The Job Over Low Wages

Meat workers at Wingham Beef Exports (WBE) in Wingham, NSW will begin a month of industrial action tomorrow by walking off the job for two hours. Negotiations with WBE and…

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JBS Scone Meat Workers On Strike For A Fair Deal

Meat workers at JBS Scone in Scone, NSW will be taking industrial action tomorrow as they continue to bargain with this massive multinational meat processing company for a better deal….

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After Thirty Years Of Scandals, Barnaby Joyce Still Too Much Of A Coward To Ban Live Export

With yet another horrific live export scandal still making news around Australia, the AMIEU is greatly pleased to see more Australian politicians standing up for animal welfare and for local…

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