National Union of Workers

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Workers
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

No place for union protection rackets

LAST week, former prime minister Julia Gillard, wearing a tailored white jacket, calmly and method­ically answered a number of ­questions put to her at the hearing of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption…Here was a fund set ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 3 reports

Union boss fed member cash into $1m fund: report

The former head of the National Union of Workers moved large sums of member money into a slush fund-style company with more than $1 million in assets, The Australian reports.According to the newspaper, Charlie Donnelly, who was NUW secretary until June, ... [Published Business Spectator - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fundraiser: National Union of Workers 'Battle of the Bands'.

Monday, September 29Victorian Battle of the Bands will be the NUW's first and the competition will be on at this year's union picnic day. The winner will share the stage with another amazing musician at this year's Fluro Fightback for Anti-Poverty Week ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Polls apart on Labor union vote

Source: News Limited UNION bosses are divided about a push by Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk for them to ballot members as part of Labor’s leadership selection process. Under the leadership model, party members, MPs and affiliated unions would ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Palaszczuk wants union members to vote on ALP leader

By Labor Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk wants unions to consult members in future leadership ballots.Queensland ALP leader Annastacia Palaszczuk wants unions to poll their members before backing a candidate in a Labor leadership contest.Labor has given ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 01 2014]
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]

Quotes

"I concede that we are late to consideration of this issue, but we are considering it in light of the scale of the fund-raiser activity" Mr Power said
"The practical effect is union money is simply being paid to IR21, that's right isn't it?" Mr Stoljar asked
"They'd come into our board of management and then make that decision there based on what their members were feeling."

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No place for union protection rackets [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 19 2014]
UVA Election; a call to address poverty [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 16 2014]
Uva PC polls: UNP bid to shore up minority vote... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 13 2014]
Union boss fed member cash into $1m fund: report [Published Business Spectator - Sep 11 2014]
Union-linked company's profits used as fighting... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 11 2014]
Union staff 'worked free for fundraiser' (AAP) [Published West Australian - Sep 11 2014]
Fundraiser: National Union of Workers 'Battle o... [Published Green Left Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
Coles cut jobs [Published Goulburn Post - Sep 03 2014]
Polls apart on Labor union vote [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 02 2014]
Palaszczuk wants union members to vote on ALP l... [Published ABC Online - Sep 01 2014]
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]
The Communist Party and the Venezuelan working ... [Published Forum för sann historia - Jul 27 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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