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Frequently Asked Questions

Date Published: 05/06/2013 Category: Opinion

My employer says I can't join the union, is that true? Do I have to tell my employer if I join? No.

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Help for the Security industry

Help for the Security industry

Date Published: 03/06/2013 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Question posted by Michael: Hi, I am wondering if anyone can point me in the correct direction regarding what union to join etc, I work in the security industry and to be honest I am sick of the BS, the company I currently works for has basically lied time and time again about rosters, fly in and fly out dates and the change of roster regarding pay.

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Injury at work

Injury at work

Date Published: 02/06/2013 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Question posted by John: I injured the tendons in my hand at work and I had to work the next day and my hand swelled up.

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Apprentice Pay?

Apprentice Pay?

Date Published: 02/06/2013 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Question posted by Glenn: I am currently a third year apprentice chef for a pub/ hotel, with no accommodation I am 25 years old and I receive $13 an hour, no extra money for the weekend and I am full time.

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No pay for compulsory training?

No pay for compulsory training?

Date Published: 02/06/2013 Category: Opinion Workers rights

Question posted by Sonia: My husband is a disability support worker who attended a compulsory training course in work hours and was told he was not going to be paid for that time.

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