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Format: 27/09/2017
Format: 27/09/2017
We've had some great wins in the past month in a number of important areas for members. State and Local Government Awards On 1st September, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission brought down a decision in the State Wage Case 2017 to increase Awards by 3.3% - the biggest in a decade. Your...
The AEC has provided the Union with a report regarding the outcome of the recent AWU Queensland Branch election. A copy of the relevant AEC report is available upon request to the National Office or the Queensland Branch.
Australian Workers’ Union Queensland has previously condemned the FairWork Commission’s move to slash Sunday and public holiday penalty rate loading to employees in hospitality, retail, hair and beauty, and pharmacy sectors as a devastating outcome for workers. “The FairWork Commission’s decision...
We're seeing more organisations attempting to shift from full-time secure jobs by outsourcing to labour hire contractors. These moves which slash full time employment in favour of insecure labour hire jobs is a kick in the guts for workers. In local government, the AWU has found many full-time...
AWU Acting Secretary Steve Baker said the Union welcomes moves by the Queensland Government to strengthen laws and operational practises following the release of the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. “The AWU has fought long and hard for greater transparency when it...