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AWU leads push for paid menstrual, menopausal leave

November 23, 2022 10:54 am Published by

The Australian Workers’ Union is leading the charge in a campaign for paid menstrual and menopause leave, with current leave entitlements falling way short of many women’s health experiences.

Maurice Blackburn Settlement Story 

November 18, 2022 12:16 pm Published by

Jayden* was employed as a sheet metal worker for a duct installation company when he sustained a serious hand injury while installing an upright duct into the roof of a new shopping centre development. He and his colleagues ordinarily undertook work of this nature in pairs, due to the weight of the metal ducts and the difficulty of the upright installation. On this particular worksite, however, Jayden’s boss directed them to work individually in order to meet a deadline. 


September 20, 2022 11:59 am Published by

Every single day, thousands of AWU members go to work in the resources industry in Queensland. The wealth created by these workers has supported Australia’s economic growth for over a century.

Election Notices

May 9, 2022 9:26 am Published by

Election Notices Please be advised that The Australian Workers’ Union of Employees, Queensland is seeking an exemption to run an... View Article