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National Union of Workers

15 hours 52 min ago

Supermarket giant Woolworths faces widespread industrial strife with as many as 2000 workers to potentially go on strike in the coming weeks over pay and job security.

National Union of Workers

6 days 15 hours ago

We know pick rates and performance targets put unnecessary pressure on warehouse workers and put workers health and safety at risk. It's time to put people above profits!

National Union of Workers

1 week 14 hours ago

After a disciplined campaign by NUW members at Toll Kmart, with permanent and casual workers sticking together through thick and thin, workers have voted up a new workplace agreement.

National Union of Workers

1 week 5 days ago

A big shout out to Senator Jacqui Lambie today for signing our petition to Murray Goulburn to save secure jobs at Edith Creek.

National Union of Workers

1 week 6 days ago

A great day building power today at our South Australian Delegates' Conference, and planning for the future.

National Union of Workers

2 weeks 4 days ago

Statement from Gary Maas, NUW Victorian State Secretary and Labor Candidate for Narre Warren South in Victorian Parliament.

Victorian Labor Victorian Trades Hall Council Daniel Andrews

QVM delegates meet with the Lord Mayor

On Monday 30 Jan, QVM delegates representing the different types of businesses and stalls at the Market met with Lord Mayor Robert Doyle along with his staff and newly elected Councillor and QVM St

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Stallholder delegates meet with Council

After the election of long-term QVM stallholder Michael Caiafa to Melbourne City Council in 2016, stallholders now have a voice on council to represent stallholders and the community who want to pr

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NUW Fair Food campaign

The NUW has been campaigning for living wages, decent and secure jobs, and an end to exploitation in the fresh food supply chain. Many hundreds of workers have joined the union!

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Fluro Fightback 2015

2015 was the fourth public rally we held to draw the link between poverty and insecure work.

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The "uberisation" of work

The Australian Institute of Employment rights have run a workshop on the uber-isation of work.

They report that:

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Fluro Fightback 2014

Our third rally for Anti-Poverty Week, to draw the link between the increase of working people living below the poverty line and the increase in casual and insecure work!

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Huge win for 'contract' poultry worker!

National racket exploiting casual workers exposed, employee to be reinstated and compensated.

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How fair are our unfair dismissal laws?

If tomorrow when you arrived at work your boss suddenly and unfairly sacked you, how strong do you think your legal protections would be?

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Fluro Fightback 2013

The NUW’s second Anti-Poverty Week rally at Southern Cross Station.

Watch the Fluro Fightback 2013 video.

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Harry talks about working for a contractor and being injured

Harry Singh worked in the poultry industry for a contractor.

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NUW’s first Fluro Fightback, with Billy Bragg!

NUW members and supporters hit the streets for Anti-Poverty Week, to draw the link between the increase of working people living below the poverty line and the increase in casual and insecure work!

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Baiada poultry workers strike and win

Thirteen days on a picket line is a long time, and even after the National Union of Workers was injuncted from the picket line at the bequest of Baiada, workers remained united and kept fighting.

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