The AWU WA Branch made application to the Industrial Magistrates Court on behalf of a Vesco Foods member, for underpayment of overtime rates to the member. The relevant agreement ( Vesco Foods Pty Ltd (Production Employees, Western Australia) Enterprise Agreement 2017) , together with its undertakings, stipulate that a worker must not be paid less than the award for base rates and overtime rates. Both the award ( Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing Award 2010 ) and...
At the 2019 National Conference, delegates from across the country met to discuss future initiatives for the union. Delegates spoke in favour of building a fairer Union, where those who are paid the least pay the lowest fees – and vice versa. At Conference, there was also support for a new website to deliver a more personalised experience, industry-specific campaigns to give a national platform to members fighting for change, and a new honours system to acknowledge...
Please see below update on the WA Branch’s latest win. Background On 16 April 2019 - A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission quashed Deputy President Beaumont’s decision to terminate the Alcoa World Alumina Australia WA Operations AWU Enterprise Agreement 2014 , and directed the Deputy President to redetermine Alcoa’s application. On 2 May 2019 - Deputy President Beaumont decided that for the purposes of the redetermination, the AWU could only lead evidence and make...
Australian Workers' Union, The West Australian Branch, Casual Vacancy Election E2018/120 ​ The post election report of the election for the following office - Branch Vice President (Honorary) (1) - can be accessed at this link: here
Australian Workers' Union, The West Australian Branch, DECLARATION OF RESULTS - E2018/120 Contested Offices Casual Vacancy Election ​ The results of the election for the following office - Branch Vice President (Honorary) (1) - conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and the rules of the organisation can be accessed at this link: here .
Australian Workers' Union, The West Australian Branch, Australian Workers' Union Election Notice E2018/120 Casual Vacancy Election Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 Nominations are called for: West Australian Branch - Branch Vice President (Honorary) (1) Nominations , which must be in writing and comply with the registered rules of the Union, may be made at any time from 14/09/2018. Please see the full election notice, including how to nominate, at this link...
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