AWU


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AWU

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Australian Workers' Union
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Before the Wage Rationalization law, the government had implemented since 1951 a national minimum wage for workers in the private sector, the AWU said, in a statement.
AWU issued the statement yesterday during the launch of its campaign in Quezon City to readjust the current wage rates, which it said is already too meager to cover the needs of families.
The second principal component justifies 19.59% and is indicative of highest scoring farms which are therefore the most specialized cattle farms, also associated with herd size and is related to AWU. The third principal component reflects the level of farm intensification and explains 13.61% of the amount of original variability.
Unfortunately, no representative from the AWU was willing to participate in the research.
(72) As Mervyn Rutherford, an industrial officer for the AWU in early October 1971, noted, the "accident pay issue had caught both the imagination and to some extent the ire of the union's members." (73) Reviews were overtaken by industrial action, starting in NSW in 1970 with the NSW Builders Labourers Federation's (BLF) "Margins Strike" for an increase in their wages as well as industrial recognition of their skills.
AWU national secretary Paul Howes has publicly supported nuclear energy.
For example, the Australia Workers Union (AWU) is worried that its members employed in highly polluting industries maybe left on the 'scrap heap' as a result of climate change policy (Peacock 2008).
AWU Victorian Secretary Cesar Melhem said the spying on workers at the Victorian desalination project appeared to be the brainchild of two now-suspended rogue executives, and not a symptom of systemic corporate activity.
Faced with extraordinarily long hours, the small number of professional firefighters in Brisbane had joined the AWU in 1917.
As chairman of the Brisbane branch of the AWU and member of the Queensland Central Executive of the ALP, Ernie Lane wielded considerable influence within labour circles.
The 1923 battle to break AWU control, the 1927 contest between the Conroy and Seale Executives, the 1931 split with Federal Labor, and the lengthy period of the challenge and defeat of Lang hit hard.
Local volcanologist Hendrasto described the simultaneous activity at Mount Bromo and Mount Awu as "pure coincidence".