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Benefits of joining AMIEU

Why you should join the Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union

Unions campaigned and are responsible for:

 Improved wages and conditions
 Long service leave
 Pay loading
 Paid public holidays
 Periodic wage increases
 Maternity/paternal leave
 Annual leave & leave loading
 Protective clothing & equipment provided by the employer
 Occupational health & safety laws
 Workers compensation
 Occupational superannuation
 Protects interests of workers
 The rights of workers to form a Union which elects its own independent representatives
 The right to be given notice & to be consulted about changes at work
 Award ensuring that employer observes minimum working conditions & arrangements.

AWARD INFORMATION:

The Union provides information about:                                  

  • wage rates
  • award entitlements
  • penalty rates
  • annual leave & sick leave
  • long service leave
  • superannuation

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENTS:

The Union will:

  • assist in the negotiation process
  • provide information about setting upand training Consultative Committees
  • assist in drafting the agreement
  • ensure that the Agreement is registered in the Industrial Relations Commission

WORKERS COMPENSATION:

Each Branch provides its members with legal advice through the Union's solicitor in relation to Workers Compensation matters.

TERMINATION:

The Union will offer assistance in relation to:

  • redundancy
  • termination
  • unfair dismissals

TRAINING:

Training is an important issue in the Meat Industry.
The Union arranges training for:

  • job delegates
  • consultative committees
  • occupational health & safety

YOUR UNION.....

Is a representative organisation of a body of people throughout Australia and as such is able to advocate for a better society for you and your family.

Your action in joining the Union is the initial step of you becoming part of the decision making process about matters that may effect you.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ?:

  • Superannuation
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Award Information
  • Enterprise Bargaining
  • Training Courses
  • General Industry Information
  • Workers Compensation
  • Legal Advice
  • Consultative Committees
  • Equal Employment Opportunities
  • Anti - Discrimination Information

 CONTACT YOUR UNION  NOW - ph: 9893 9011    Toll free: 1800 451 535 or
  email us at amieunsw@amieu.asn.au

 


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