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Format: 25/03/2019
Format: 25/03/2019
23/11/2017
Queensland Government's new industrial manslaughter laws The AWU strongly believes workers have the right to a safe workplace. That's why we'd lobbied hard for the new workplace safety laws which includes the new industrial manslaughter criminal offence which came into effect in October - new laws...
07/11/2017
The AWU Queensland Acting Secretary Steve Baker said the Union is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic news of the death of a Traffic Controller who was killed while working on the Fulton Hogan Seymour Whyte Joint Venture - Bruce Highway Upgrade Project – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway –...
25/09/2017
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...
01/09/2017
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...
24/08/2017
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...

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