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Media release: XXXX WORKERS STRIKE A FOURTH TIME THIS MONTH

Workers at the XXXX Milton Brewery will walk off the job for a fourth time in the past month as Japanese beer giant Lion tries to gag workers for standing up for their jobs.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said XXXX and parent company Lion needed to pull their heads out of the sand and come clean about their plans for the brewery and their staff.

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Media Release: COMMONWEALTH GAMES SECURITY A COMPLETE FIASCO

The union representing contract security guards has slammed security management of the Commonwealth Games as a complete fiasco, saying it’s lucky there were no major incidents as 1000 guards walked off site.

United Voice spokesperson Glenn Conroy said the Games had put the Gold Coast and Queensland on the map for all the wrong reasons, labelling the event a shambles.

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Media Release: PRIVATE PRISON OPERATORS SLAMMED IN CCC SUBMISSION

In a submission to the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC), union United Voice Queensland has called for prisoner ratios, more transparent public reporting, and greater accountability at the facilities to stop serious, systemic issues.

United Voice Queensland’s submission to the CCC’s Taskforce Flaxton public inquiry into corruption risks in corrective services facilities has raised concerns about understaffing, misuse of power and a lack of transparency and accountability in the privately run prisons.

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Media release: XXXX WORKERS TAKE THIRD STRIKE TO DEMAND JOB SECURITY

Workers at the famous XXXX brewery will go on strike again tomorrow (18 April), for the third time in the past month, as tensions with management escalate in enterprise bargaining negotiations.

Close to 100 brewery workers in total will walk off the job in three, 1-hour blocks to send the message to XXXX bosses that they deserve certainty around their jobs and a guarantee of conditions.

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Media Release: STANTHORPE AGED CARE WORKERS WIN SECURE HOURS

The aged care union, United Voice, has won secure hours, pay and compensation for its members working at the Churches of Christ Carramar Aged Care Service.

Aged care workers at Carramar had faced cuts of up to 25 hours or $542 each fortnight under a new rostering system the church-based organisation tried to introduce when the centre moved location.

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Media Release: XXXX WORKERS WALK OFF JOB AGAIN AMID MANAGEMENT THREATS

Workers at the XXXX brewery will walk off the job for a second time today (Wednesday, 11 April) to demand job security and protect their conditions.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said while management were saying the right things in the media, their actions spoke louder than words.

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MEDIA RELEASE: EDUCATORS WALK OFF AUSTRALIA-WIDE IN FIGHT FOR EQUAL PAY

Six and a half thousand educators, from over 300 centres will walk off today.

It is unprecedented action and the third walk off in 12 months, with a more than 100% increase in the numbers of educators participating.

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Media Release: COMMUNITY RALLIES TO SUPPORT XXXX STRIKE

Workers at the famous XXXX Milton brewery are walking off the job at 11am today to demand management guarantees job security and conditions in their enterprise agreement.

Around 100 brewery technicians will be joined by hundreds of community supporters rallying outside the brewery gates to protect good jobs for Queenslanders. 

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Media Release: XXXX WORKERS TO STRIKE NEXT WEEK

Around 100 XXXX brewery workers will take industrial action next Monday (March 26) to secure their jobs and conditions, causing disruption to beer supply ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said majority of workers had voted to take industrial action over constant job insecurity and threats of watering down their conditions. 

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Media Release: UNION RAMPS UP CALLS FOR XXXX TO PROTECT LOCAL JOBS

The union representing brewery workers is ramping up calls for XXXX to guarantee local jobs, launching a number of public actions to show the iconic company how much its beer means to Queenslanders.

United Voice spokesperson Damien Davie said the union would not stop until XXXX gave a rock solid guarantee that jobs and the legendary brewery would be kept local.

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