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Fair Work Commission interim bargaining order

The interim bargaining order, during its period of operation restrains United Voice (including through its officers, servants and agents) from preventing, hindering or interfering with persons or vehicles accessing or exiting the XXXX Brewery Site at 185 Milton Road, Milton, Qld. You are hereby advised that United Voice does not authorise or support any obstruction of access to, or egress from, that site.

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Ambo Update

The news bulletin for Ambulance Officer members. In this issue ...

  • United Voice recoups underpayment of wages for graduates
  • Did you know?
  • Patient transport officers gain full-time employment
  • Good news for EMD trained paramedic graduates
  • EMDs have certainty on career progression
  • Triple zero tolerance national day of action

UNITED VOICE RECOUPS UNDERPAYMENT OF WAGES FOR GRADUATES

Over the past few weeks United Voice has assisted GPIP members who attended the Commonwealth Games in filing claims for underpayment of wages.

 

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WORKERS RALLY TO PRESSURE GEORGE CHRISTENSEN ON PENALTY RATES

The heat goes on George Christensen today to stop back-flipping and get behind his constituents’ calls to protect penalty rates.

Workers will launch a week-long campaign with a rally outside Mr Christensen’s Dawson electorate office today to pressure him into voting against the Turnbull Government’s plans to slash penalty rates a second time by 10 per cent on July 1.

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XXXX FIGHT GOES NATIONAL WITH SALLY MCMANUS TO LEAD RALLY

The fight for job security for workers at Milton’s XXXX Brewery has gone national, with Australian Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sally McManus to address a community rally being held at the brewery on Wednesday morning.

Workers will strike for a 9th time, which comes after the brewery’s parent company, Japanese beer giant Lion, was caught out in an embarrassing public lie over where their beer is brewed.

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XXXX CAUGHT LYIN’ RED HANDED OVER INTERSTATE BREWING

XXXX has been caught out in a disgraceful public lie, with workers confirming beer brewed in New South Wales is actually shipped over the border to be sold in Queensland bottle shops.

The union representing brewery workers, United Voice Queensland, has called for a boycott of the smaller, inferior 330mL cans with the tell-tale NSW stamp on the bottom, which are sold in Brisbane bottle shops.

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MICHELLE LANDRY SHIRKS RESPONSIBILITY TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Despite Rockhampton early childhood educators taking their message for equal pay to the streets in a 12-day high visibility blitz targeting Michelle Landry and voters in her Capricornia electorate, the MP seems more intent on picking arguments with them on social media.

The educators’ union, United Voice, have launched a series of TV and radio ads attacking Ms Landry for failing local educators by not allocating funding for equal pay in the Federal Budget.

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CHRISTENSEN SNUBS MACKAY EDUCATORS’ CALL FOR EQUAL PAY

Despite Mackay early childhood educators taking their message for equal pay to the streets in a 12-day high visibility blitz, George Christensen is yet to break his silence on the issue to voters in his Dawson electorate.

The educators’ union, United Voice, has also launched a series of TV and radio ads attacking Mr Christensen for failing local educators by not allocating funding for equal pay in the Federal Budget.

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Media release: XXXX WORKERS FED UP WITH MANAGEMENT THREATS

XXXX workers at Milton’s brewery will walk off the job for a seventh time in the past seven weeks today, fed up with management’s attempts to gag them rather than securing their jobs and the brewery.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said it was wrong for management to focus on trying to gag the workers and stop them from taking strike action, rather than simply reaching an agreement.

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ROCKY EDUCATORS LAUNCH EQUAL PAY BLITZ ON LANDRY

Rockhampton early childhood educators will be taking their message for equal pay to the streets in a high visibility blitz from today (Monday 14 May), targeting Michelle Landry and voters in her Capricornia electorate.

Their union, United Voice, will also launch a series of TV and radio ads attacking Ms Landry for failing local educators by not allocating funding for equal pay in the Federal Budget last week.

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MACKAY EDUCATORS LAUNCH EQUAL PAY BLITZ ON CHRISTENSEN

Mackay early childhood educators will be taking their message for equal pay to the streets in a high visibility blitz from today (Monday 14 May), targeting George Christensen and voters in his Dawson electorate.

Their union, United Voice, will also launch a series of TV and radio ads attacking Mr Christensen for failing local educators by not allocating funding for equal pay in the Federal Budget last week.

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