When you join the National Union of Workers, you join the collective strength of tens of thousands of members, nationally, who are unified to fight for decent working conditions, living wages and a fair Australia. Find out about some of the major campaigns that NUW members are running.
FAIR FOOD AUSTRALIA
Food workers are fighting for jobs and respect at work. Together, we can create a fair food industry. An industry that provides decent and secure jobs, an indusrty that provides sustainable and ethical fresh food.Read more
JOBS YOU CAN COUNT ON
Job insecurity and inequality is growing in Australia. NUW is building a movement for Jobs You Can Count On.
SAVE THE VIC MARKET
Certainty for stallholders, traders and businesses. Protect the heritage and history of the of the market. Promote and invest in the working, open-air market.
You can get involved! Everyone is welcome. Joining the NUW as a community member of the #SaveVicMarket campaign means you will be active with other community members to have a stronger voice against those with money and positions of power. This is a community campaign to protect the market; its people and its history!Read more
NUW dairy workers
Workplaces agreements that protect thousands of NUW members are being renegotiated. The Dairy industry is important to all of us. NUW members live and work in the communities that produce our milk, powder, yoghurt and cheese and they will continue to organise for secure jobs in our regions, which support strong communities that put people first.Read more
Stop Workers Rights Abuses in Supermarket Supply Chain
If you own more than $500 worth of Woolworths and/or Wesfarmers (Coles) shares please sign on to support the resolution. SIGN RESOLUTION
To successfully lodge the resolutions we need to get 100 Woolworths and Wesfarmers (Coles) shareholders to sign on by next Wednesday.Read more
Change the Rules
Sign up to help end the black economy
Farm worker and NUW member Danial speaks about amnesty at the second Change The Rules rallyRead more
Know your rights - advice on workcover, claims and support
Links to guidance and support for members and their communities
Understanding your legal entitlements as a worker can be difficult when you're not sure where to look for support. This page contains up to date guidance from legal firm Ryan Carlisle Thomas, as well as regularly updated phone numbers for advocacy bodies and organisations offering crisis support and information on your rights.Read more
Chemist Warehouse workers speak out
Workers at Chemist Warehouse Distribution Centres Speak Out
The National Union of Workers has commenced an investigation into sexual harassment, bullying and exploitation of labour hire workers in Chemist Warehouse distribution centres. Fill out the form below if you want to share your experince or get in touch with an organiser.Read more