Annual General Meetings of the Australian Workers’ Union, West Australian Branch (Federal Branch), and Australian Workers’ Union – West Australian Branch Industrial Union of Workers (State Union) will commence at 10.00 am on Thursday 12 th December 2019. The meetings will take place in the conference room of the union office – Level 3, 25 Barrack Street, Perth. Business – Balance Sheet Auditors Report Secretary’s Report General Business
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 .
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