If you are offered an AWA, call the union office and we will advise you of your rights at law.
If you appoint us as your Bargaining Agent, we can attend meetings and negotiate on your behalf. We can make submissions for you to the Office of the Employment Advocate or the Industrial Relations Commission […]
Common myth No. 7: The union can’t do anything for me if I have signed an Australian Workplace Agreement (AWA)
As previously explained, the Union is always working for you and our benefits and services apply regardless of whether you work to an award, an enterprise agreement or an Australian Workplace Agreement.
The Union’s position in relation to people working to AWA’s is that all agreements have an expiry date and that during the life of […]
This myth is propagated by the Liberal Government to trick people into thinking that unions should be businesses that use ‘hooks’ or gimmicks to attract customers. The reason that they do this is to try and steer people away from the real functions of the union in an attempt to make you question your “value […]
Most employers belong to unions although they are not called unions, they are usually associations or such like. Some of the most common employer associations in the meat industry include the SA Employers Chamber of Commerce, The National Meat Association and Retail Law (ex Retail Traders Association).
These employer unions do for the employers much the […]