The AEC is conducting a Casual Vacancy Election for a Victorian Branch Executive Committee Member. Please find the Notice, Nomination Form and the AEC timetable below: https://vic.awu.net.au/sites/vic.awu.net.au/files/awu-file/E201893%20-%20IE04NomForm.pdf https://vic.awu.net.au/sites/vic.awu.net.au/files/awu-file/E201893%20-%20IE03ENotice.pdf
Supreme Court of Victoria Undertaking - ESSO can be found here: https://vic.awu.net.au/sites/vic.awu.net.au/files/awu-file/Order.20171221.Supreme%20Court.Stamped.pdf
Esso/Exxon Mobil maintenance workers are facing a 30% pay cut and snit-family sifts in yet another attempt by a corporate giant to squeeze workers and their communities. It’s an UGLY deal. The rally on Friday 14 July at 11am will start at the Sale Angling Club before a march through the streets, followed by a barbeque. Download the flyer here . Download the petition here . Download an additional flyer here .
GrainCorp grain handlers will vote in the coming days on whether to take protected industrial action in response to a below-inflation wage offer just weeks after the company declared a half year profit of $100 million after tax. Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) Acting Victorian Secretary Liam O’Brien said GrainCorp was treating its grain handlers like second-class citizens. “Grain handlers accepted low pay rises two years ago after GrainCorp cried poor, but it then...
The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is seeking a guarantee from Viva Energy that it will not disband the Geelong refinery’s onsite Emergency Response Group (ERG). AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said breaking up the ERG posed unacceptable risks to the workforce, the neighbouring community, the environment and responders called in to deal with incidents. “The idea was first raised in January 2016 and met with dismay on all sides, but it is now back on the table,” Mr...
Unions are gearing up for a major campaign against gas giant Esso and its contractor UGL as evidence emerges the companies are employing some of the most heavily criticised tactics used by bruised beer company Carlton United Brewery (CUB) in its six-month self-declared “war” on its maintenance workers. The Victorian branches of the Electrical Trades Union (ETU), the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) and the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) say the use of...
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