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How do I join?

Application forms are available from plant delegates or the union officials as they visit your worksite.  You can also contact the AMIEU office in Wayville by phoning 8274 4100 or toll free for country and Western Australian callers on 1800 882 645.  Our email address isamieusa@internode.on.net.

See also Join AMIEU.

By |July 9th, 2012|FAQs|Comments Off on How do I join?

How much does it cost to be a member?

Current fees are charged on a half yearly basis of $234.00 each six months (which equates to $9.00 per week) including GST.

The ticket periods are January to June and July to December. Fees can be paid by any of the following means:

by payroll deduction
(your employer deducts from your weekly pay)
by direct debit (electronic funds transfer) […]

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Will I get the sack if I join the Union?

It is illegal for your employer to prevent you joining the union or sacking you, altering your work status, injuring you in your employment or discriminating against you in any way because you join a union.

You are protected by law but if you are still in any doubt, there is no requirement for a union […]

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Zoonosis and meat workers

As part of an ongoing series of articles about the dangers of zoonotic diseases to meatworkers, we have previously dealt with Q Fever.

This article looks at Leptospirosis.

Leptospirosis is one common zoonotic disease that affects cattle and pigs. this article will focus on how it is spread by pigs.

The disease has many forms, some of which […]

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Say No! campaign

SAY NO!
YOU CAN DO IT!

Following a number of terrible workplace accidents in the meat industry, the Union is now running a campaign to try and stop workers from putting themselves, or allowing others to put them in situations of danger.

The meat industry uses incredibly dangerous machinery that can horribly disfigure workers for life.

Most of these […]

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Health and safety

Work stress – we don’t need it

We are under pressure to work harder and faster.  Too many workers are facing increasing workloads, longer hours, job insecurity, understaffing, stress, bullying, deficient management and poor work organization.

People are feeling mental stress on top of physical work strain.  Work stress can cause muscle tension, headaches and chronic pain […]

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Live animal export Rally 2016

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Big River Pork members

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Walk a day in my shoes

Tony Mooney, Labor candidate for the federal seat of Herbert, walks a day in the life of a meatworker.

 

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End live export

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