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Workers walk after Mayne stalls on pay rises
Workers walk after Mayne stalls on pay rises What: Doorstop at worker strike and rally Where: Mayne Pharma, 1538 Main N Rd, Salisbury South SA 5106 When: Tuesday 20 September at 10:00am Who: UWU Allied coordinator Louise Dillon, CEPU Organiser Simon…
UWU AND ECA ANNOUNCE JOINT CRISIS SUMMIT FOR EARLY EDUCATION
WHAT: Early Education Workforce Crisis Summit WHEN: Wednesday, October 12 WHERE: Melbourne United Workers Union and Early Childhood Australia have announced a joint summit to address the ongoing workforce crisis in early education. The Summit will involve…
17 SECOND TOILET CLEAN: PREMIER, TRY THIS AT HOME
WHAT: School cleaners bring toilets to the front of the office of NSW Premier Dom Perrottet to show him the issues they face every day. WHEN: 10.30am Friday, September 16 2022 WHERE: Premier’s Ministerial Office…
UNION WELCOMES REVISED WAGES POLICY
The United Workers Union (UWU) commends the WA Labor Government’s revision of the State Wages Policy. The new policy announced this morning will provide a much-needed boost for some of the lowest paid workers…

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