YOUR WAGES AND CONDITIONS
Meat industry employees work to industry award or a certified agreement that was negotiated by AMIEU workplace representatives on the plant consultative committee as well as full time AMIEU officials.
Your wages and conditions were secured by the employer having to negotiate with a strong, united workforce.
IT'S A FACT- that workers under non-union agreements receive LOWER wage increases than workers whose agreements are negotiated by unions.
Source- 'Australia at Work Study', Centre of Industrial Research and Training.
In your section or department, there will be a union delegate and deputy delegate.
If you have a work related problem, these people are your contacts in the first instance and are only too happy to assist you.