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With your help AusReo workers are now back to work!

                A well deserved win for Ausreo Workers today as they returned to their jobs after successful negotiations saw their employer end the extensive 10 week lockout. Ausreo Workers successfully negotiated a positive outcome of wage increases over the next three years as well as respect back in the

[Updated] Support Locked Out CSR Workers

Update from United Voice Assistant Secretary David McElrea: We have settled this dispute in principle on Friday Morning [15th Aug]. Our members accepted a four year 12.25% pay deal with some future RDO tradeoffs and went back in, they had been unpaid for about four weeks in the end. Thank you again for all your

Support Locked Out CSR Workers

LOCKED OUT FOR WANTING TO PROVIDE YOU WITH QUALITY PRODUCTS CSR Gyprock takes pride in claiming to be Australia’s leading plasterboard manufacturer. But, it’s the workers for CSR that actually make it happen. In fact, in the past year, CSR made $92.6 million from building materials alone! Despite recording these huge profits, CSR Gyprock has

Ausreo lock out, 7 weeks on, still sticking together

This Thursday, August 7th, marks seven weeks since building and construction company Ausreo began a lock out of 24 AMWU members in Southwest Sydney. Why? Well when the current workplace agreement ended in February, workers — many of whom have worked there for more than 7 years — had made reasonable requests for fairer long

Taxpayer money should go toward improving childcare, not subsidising nannies

Using taxpayer money to subsidise nannies instead of improving the childcare system will favour the wealthy and create a system ripe for rorting, Unions NSW warned today. A draft Productivity Commission recommendation being considered by the federal government suggests a single, means-tested payment should go directly to the parents’ choice of provider. While welcoming the