National Union of Workers

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Workers
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Coordinate Fixed Housing Allowance In 2015 Budget - Cuepacs

MELAKA, Aug 29 (Bernama) -- The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged the government to coordinate the fixed housing allowance involving civil servants in Grade 40 and below for the 2015 Budget.Its president, ... [Published Bernama - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

National Union of Workers members to have direct say in Labor leadership

The members of at least one union will get a direct say in who will lead the Queensland Labor Party in State Parliament after the ALP state council ratified new leadership rules on the weekend.Members at the Labor Party's annual state conference voted ... [Published WA Today - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Are you really getting paid enough?

An Ombudsman investigation found almost half of Red Rooster employees were being underpaid. Here is how to find out if you are earning your worth, and what to do if you are being underpaid.You might want to keep a closer eye on your pay packet and salary, ... [Published The New Daily - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL - Political bribe to hang on to power

n the very day last week when we editorially questioned the rationale for having so many ministries for certain sectors in the country, two more deputy ministers were sworn in by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, bringing the number of deputy ministers to ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

SA turkey processor to close, 79 jobs lost

ALMOST 80 workers at a turkey processing plant in South Australia will be out of a job just before Christmas, after Inghams reportedly announced it is centralising production to NSW.NEWS Ltd newspapers report the 79 workers at Aldinga Turkeys in McLaren ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Aldinga Turkeys to close, 79 jobs to go

Source: News Limited ALDINGA Turkeys at McLaren Flat will close in December, costing up to 79 people their jobs and signalling the end for another of the state’s highly regarded food businesses. Owner Ingham’s told workers on Wednesday that the processing ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Two more crossovers rewarded

, 7:40 amGaneshan receives his letter of appointment .Two more parliamentarians who contested the last general election on the UNP ticket and subsequently crossed over to the government were appointed deputy ministers yesterday.Mano Ganeshan (Democratic ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Arnott's to cut 120 jobs in Adelaide

Arnott's has announced that 120 of its workers at its Adelaide bakery will be made redundant. Source: AAPARNOTT'S will make 120 workers redundant at the Adelaide bakery that makes Iced VoVos and Honey Jumbles in another blow for the state's manufacturing ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Trade union federation calls nationwide strike in Mali

Bamako, Mali - Mali's umbrella trade union has threatened to call a two-day general strike next week to press its 17 demands to the government, which include a reduced tax rate on wages, increased minimum wage and high family allowances, union sources ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Message comes through

Central Bendigo came to a standstill on Tuesday as protesters marched in the Bust the Budget rally.AS IT HAPPENED: Bust the Budget BendigoALMOST 12 months to the day since Joe Hockey cut the ribbon on Liberal House Bendigo, the building saw a gathering ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Calling for compassion in politics

Protesters saw a "divided Australia" as a result of the federal budget.AS IT HAPPENED: Bust the Budget BendigoDISABILITY pension changes, welfare reform and health funding were the subject of speeches during the Bust the Budget rally.Politicians weren't ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

NEW “WORKERS UNION OF SOLOMON ISLANDS” FORMED

A symbol of Unionism. Photo credit: Nevada News and Views.Former General Secretary of the Solomon Islands National Union of Workers, Tony Kagovai is back with a new establishment called the Workers Union of Solomon Islands.The Workers Union of Solomon ... [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"The current repayment period for a personal loan is 10 years, so we ask for it to be extended to 15 years, and housing loans to be extended from 30 years to 35 years" he said
"All of a sudden, the party goes from having a fundamentally fairly small membership base to potentially, nationwide, engaging with up to 1.3 million Australians who are members of a union."
"What's disappointing is there was no indication from the company that there were any problems" Mr Snelson said
"There had been some decline in production, but there'd been no discussions with us, or no knowledge by the workers at that factory that there was any intention that the plant would close or was in danger of closing."

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Coordinate Fixed Housing Allowance In 2015 Budg... [Published Bernama - Aug 29 2014]
National Union of Workers members to have direc... [Published WA Today - Aug 27 2014]
Are you really getting paid enough? [Published The New Daily - Aug 27 2014]
EDITORIAL - Political bribe to hang on to power [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 25 2014]
Unemployed resist welfare cuts [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 23 2014]
SA turkey processor to close, 79 jobs lost [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 22 2014]
Aldinga Turkeys to close, 79 jobs to go [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 22 2014]
Two more crossovers rewarded [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 22 2014]
Aldinga Turkeys to axe 79 jobs at McLaren Flat ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 22 2014]
Arnott's to cut 120 jobs in Adelaide [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 19 2014]
Trade union federation calls nationwide strike ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 13 2014]
Message comes through [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 12 2014]
Calling for compassion in politics [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 12 2014]
NUW signals industrial action at Linfox [Published Australasian Transport News - Aug 06 2014]
NEW “WORKERS UNION OF SOLOMON ISLANDS” FORMED [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 30 2014]
15 Coles hub jobs gone [Published Goulburn Post - Jul 29 2014]
New union for workers [Published Solomon Star - Jul 29 2014]
Picketing laws may face reform but be prepared:... [Published Australasian Transport News - Jul 28 2014]
The Communist Party and the Venezuelan working ... [Published Forum för sann historia - Jul 27 2014]
Petition asks Unions NSW to call stopwork prote... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 26 2014]
Panama Canal Workers on Strike [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 25 2014]
Civvies ill at ease on job [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 21 2014]
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jan 18 2014]
Kellogg announces plant closures in Australia a... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Dec 21 2013]
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