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My boss told me I don’t need to join a union.

Date Published: 25/08/2017 Category: Opinion

Jak ask: I’ve just started my first job.

My boss has asked me to get an ABN

Date Published: 21/08/2017 Category: Opinion

Alanna asks: I  work as a permanent staff member in the kitchen out the back of a gourmet shop making cakes and biscuits, which are sold in the shop.

Member Benefits Update Jan/Feb 2017

Date Published: 02/02/2017 Category: Member Benefits

From all of us here at Australian Unions Member Benefits we’d like to wish our readers a very happy 2017 as we welcome you to the first edition of your Member Benefits Update for the year.

Am I being paid correctly under my award?

Date Published: 01/12/2014 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion Workers rights

Leon asks: My employer says she doesn’t have to pay me the amount set down in the Award as when I started working for her the Award said I was paid at a lower rate.

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?

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.