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Format: 19/07/2019
Format: 19/07/2019
19/05/2016
Australian Workers’ Union members at Alcoa Portland have taken the extraordinary step of volunteering for a one-year pay freeze as the company battles uncertainty over its future power contract and difficult market forces. AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said the offer to forego a pay rise in...
07/05/2016
The closure of car seat maker Britax would be a crushing blow for the 80 people employed there who would struggle to find new employment, Australian Workers’ Union Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said today. “All Victorian workers would understand what a terrible thing has happened to these good and...
12/04/2016
The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) has renewed its call for onshore gas exploration and extraction, and the exploration of unconventional gas, in order for Victoria to exploit high tech manufacturing opportunities. AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said statements this week that Western Victoria...
24/03/2016
The Australian Workers’ Union has welcomed the announcement of the new Victorian Asbestos Eradication Agency (VAEA) as a vital step towards ridding the community of the deadly fibres. AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said the VAEA was an initiative of the AWU and promised comprehensive mapping of...
18/03/2016
The State Government’s promise to adopt the recommendations of the Former Lands Department Chemical Inquiry was only “a curtain-raiser” in the quest for answers for workers, Australian Workers’ Union Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said today. Mr Davis said the Inquiry was limited to a narrow range...

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