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Format: 09/12/2019
Format: 09/12/2019
Australian Workers’ Union members along with other union members at Gold Coast City Council will take several indefinite work bans from 2nd August 2017 to send a strong message to Council that their “Future City” proposal is unacceptable and unfair. AWU Acting Secretary Steve Baker said the Gold...
Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) Acting Secretary Steve Baker has condemned plans by the Gold Coast City Council to slash full time Council employment in favour of labour hire jobs as a kick in the guts for Council’s workers. “The AWU has identified that many full-time positions have already been...
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...
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...
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...