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National Union of Workers

2 days 21 hours ago

Margarita is a hotel cleaner who faces losing $2000 a year, because of Malcolm Turnbull's cut to penalty rates.

National Union of Workers

5 days 22 hours ago

This weekend, support McCormick's workers by sharing this graphic and posting a message to McCormick Foods Australia letting them know you support workers.

National Union of Workers

1 week 5 hours ago

Over the last few decades, the way we live and work has changed, and our workplace laws have not kept up.

National Union of Workers

1 week 1 day ago

Clubs Queensland! Will you back penalty rates for clubs staff...OR NOT? The RSL & Services Clubs Association Queensland Inc.

National Union of Workers

1 week 2 days ago

12 days ago members at McCormick Foods voted to take industrial action because the company are coming after workers' conditions, working hours and to top it all off are offering a 6% pay CUT!

General Mill bargaining

Members at Allied Mills are bargaining for fair wages and coditions.

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Dairy Delegates begin to meet

Delegates from across sites at Murray Goulburn and Fonterra have met to begin working on representing their members in this year's baragining for new workplace agreements.

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QVM delegates meet with the Lord Mayor

On Monday 30 Jan, QVM delegates representing the different types of businesses and stalls at the Market met with Lord Mayor Robert Doyle along with his staff and newly elected Councillor and QVM St

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Stallholder delegates meet with Council

After the election of long-term QVM stallholder Michael Caiafa to Melbourne City Council in 2016, stallholders now have a voice on council to represent stallholders and the community who want to pr

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NUW Fair Food campaign

The NUW has been campaigning for living wages, decent and secure jobs, and an end to exploitation in the fresh food supply chain. Many hundreds of workers have joined the union!

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Fluro Fightback 2015

2015 was the fourth public rally we held to draw the link between poverty and insecure work.

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The "uberisation" of work

The Australian Institute of Employment rights have run a workshop on the uber-isation of work.

They report that:

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Fluro Fightback 2014

Our third rally for Anti-Poverty Week, to draw the link between the increase of working people living below the poverty line and the increase in casual and insecure work!

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Huge win for 'contract' poultry worker!

National racket exploiting casual workers exposed, employee to be reinstated and compensated.

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How fair are our unfair dismissal laws?

If tomorrow when you arrived at work your boss suddenly and unfairly sacked you, how strong do you think your legal protections would be?

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Fluro Fightback 2013

The NUW’s second Anti-Poverty Week rally at Southern Cross Station.

Watch the Fluro Fightback 2013 video.

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Harry talks about working for a contractor and being injured

Harry Singh worked in the poultry industry for a contractor.

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NUW’s first Fluro Fightback, with Billy Bragg!

NUW members and supporters hit the streets for Anti-Poverty Week, to draw the link between the increase of working people living below the poverty line and the increase in casual and insecure work!

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Baiada poultry workers strike and win

Thirteen days on a picket line is a long time, and even after the National Union of Workers was injuncted from the picket line at the bequest of Baiada, workers remained united and kept fighting.

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