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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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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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Woolworths Supplier Teys Cargill Holds Out On Workers Wages

With grocery bills rising, medical costs climbing, and power bills spiraling out of control, Tamworth meat workers at the Teys Cargill plant are wondering how they’re going to make ends…

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Baiada Reaches Out To Unemployed Tamworth Youth Following AMIEU Campaign

Tamworth is in the grip of a youth unemployment crisis, with figures showing that teenagers and young adults in the area are unemployed at a rate double the national average….

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Thomas Foods Chooses More Visa Workers Over Training Local Kids

Thomas Foods is secretly planning to move more than a hundred 457 visa workers into its Tamworth operation, desperate to do whatever it takes to avoid employing New England locals….

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Local Jobs Under The Knife As Turnbull Moves Ahead With TPP

The latest revised text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been revealed, and it’s a nightmare for working Australians. Under the new agreement, which was negotiated in secret without public consultation,…

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Barnaby Joyce Exposed As Incompetent Hypocrite Who Must Resign

The whole of Australia is now realising what meat workers have been talking about for years – that Barnaby Joyce is out of control. Australian media have spent the last…

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