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Workers’ Compensation – Return-to-Work Plans

Recently there has been a number of enquiries by members seeking advise on their legal rights in relation to “Return to Work Plans”.

Some employers whether they are self insured or covered by insurance companies are trying to pressure injured workers into signing off on their return to work plans.

There is no legal requirement to sign […]

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Protect your rights at work

 

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Find out how the radical new industrial laws will affect your family

 

 

 

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Unions push for $21 per week pay rise

Unions are seeking a $21 a week pay rise for workers on minimum wages to protect jobs by maintaining the purchasing power of working families and stimulate the economy.

The ACTU has welcomed the passage of new Fair Work laws through parliament but says more needs to be done to protect the jobs and incomes of […]

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Industrial front – Selbourne Biological Services

This site generally processes blood products for pharmaceutical purposes and resides at Longford. Recently we were contacted by concerned members that had been informed their jobs were being made redundant due to an export order falling through. Two of our members who worked in the raw material department were offered their base entitlements of annual […]

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Industrial front – retail supermarkets

It has recently come to our attention that certain store managers are threatening termination of employment if meat department employees do not agree with rosters being proposed by the company.  Your union the AMIEU has had numerous discussions over the years with middle and senior management about the interpretation of our AGREEMENTS. The rostering principle […]

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Industrial front – Greenhams

Since our last report our members at Greenhams have continued to focus on the changes to the workplace laws. They know that their employer will not be able to continue to refuse to meet with our union shop committee as of July 2009. The Fair Work Bill will be in place then and this company […]

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Industrial front – Farmyard Chicken

Recently we were contacted by a young member of ours who made inquires into weekend penalties.  She informed us that she was only being paid $16 per hour for weekend work. We wrote to the owners and informed them of their obligations under the award and sought back payment for our member concerned. We met […]

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