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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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XXXX WORKERS STRIKE SIXTH TIME IN SIX WEEKS

XXXX brewery workers will walk off the job for a sixth time in six weeks today, targeting drinkers at the Alehouse and commuters along Milton Road with their message for job security.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said XXXXX management, employed by Japanese beer giant Lion, had today refused to include a clause about not closing the brewery in the enterprise agreement, despite mounting public pressure.

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COMMUNITY RALLIES FOR XXXX WORKERS STRIKING A FIFTH TIME

XXXX brewery workers will walk off the job for a fifth time in five weeks, marching to a community rally at Suncorp Stadium where the Brisbane Broncos, sponsored by XXXX, are playing a home game.

United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said hundreds of community supporters were expected to cheer on the brewery workers when they arrived at the famous Wally Lewis statue – another Queensland icon.

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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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