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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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$146 Million For Overseas Abattoirs While Australian Workers Bleed Out

Only days after holding a series of press conferences in which he promised to investigate the latest, horrific live export scandal where hundreds of sheep lost their lives, Agriculture Minister…

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Another Day, Another Live Export Scandal

Shocking footage has emerged of animals being mistreated, made to suffer in horrible, disgusting conditions, and dying by the hundreds as they lie bleeding in their own excrement. The government…

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Meat Workers Union And Tamworth Mayor Agree On Need To Put Local Kids First

The AMIEU and the Tamworth Regional Council Mayor Col Murray met last week to discuss the New England region’s high youth unemployment figures, with both parties agreeing on the urgent…

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