Victory for farm workers as they negotiate their first agreement at Hussey

Victory for farm workers as they negotiate their first agreement at Hussey

Massive win for workers as first EBA is secured at Hussey

 

Early in 2018, workers started to bargain for their first agreement with the company.  After an intense round of bargaining the delegates and organisers succeeded in securing:

  • 10- 15 new permanent full-time jobs
  • Direct employment and correct payment for all workers who were initially employed under a cash contractor
  • Changes to classification structure with Level 1 moving to Level 2 after 3 months of service  
  • Recognition of Union rights and delegate structures

This final provision will mean that delegates have the ability to build strength within the site in the long term and make sure that workers at Hussey have the support they need for years to come. This is an incredible outcome for the whole site.