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Victory with Victoria Police

Members of our security union have banded together for a massive win in our Safeguard campaign to clean up the industry.

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Aviation Officers are United and Ready to Fight

For the first time in our history, aviation officers are bargaining together as a big, strong and united security union.

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Daniel Wins $9,000 in Back Pay

United Voice member Daniel Anderson stood up with his union, fought back and won almost $9,000 in back pay.

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ISS Bargaining Team Endorsement

It's time to have your say on who represents you on your union bargaining team. Endorse your work mates today.

Your endorsement is important. These people will represent you in negotiations with ISS as we push for the fair pay, conditions and respect we deserve.

Scroll down to endorse your team now.

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Educators chain themselves to PM’s office for equal pay

This morning childcare educators dramatically upped the ante in their Big Steps campaign for equal pay by chaining themselves to Malcolm Turnbull’s Melbourne office.

Today’s International Women’s Day protest is nearly 50 years after famous equal pay campaigner Zelda D’Aprano chained herself to a federal government building in Melbourne to protest against women being paid less than men.

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TAKE ACTION: #StandWithVictor

For 15 years Victor has worked around the clock keeping Melbourne International Airport clean. Now the airport's newest cleaning contractor wants to replace Victor, and his workmates, with a brand new workforce.

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Union Cleaners Are Winning

Cleaning union members have had some HUGE wins in our fight for good secure jobs in the industry! We kicked out dodgy subcontractors, won direct employment, and won back money owed to us by dodgy bosses.

Riddhi: “The difference we've made was big. We put a stop to the exploitation. When cleaners join our union, when cleaners speak up, when cleaners fight for their rights, cleaners win!”

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Top Four Workplace Issues In Early Education

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Every year thousands of educators receive back up and support from United Voice’s Union Rights Centre.

Our industrial officers are highly trained professionals who give confidential advice to any union member on a huge range of workplace issues.

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Sacked Myer whistleblower reinstated

A 24 year-old whistle-blower who was sacked after exposing widespread exploitation of cleaners at retail icon Myer will return to work on Monday after winning huge community support.

Rafael Colobon, a Myer cleaner, was sacked after revealing dozens of cleaners were being ripped off through subcontracting and sham contracts at the stores. Mr Colobon himself was underpaid by at least $7000 over a period of three months while working at Myer Melbourne.

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Myer whistleblower exposes 7-Eleven style exploitation then sacked

A 24 year-old whistle-blower who exposed widespread exploitation of cleaners at retail icon Myer who was sacked after speaking out, has now commenced Federal Court action to get his job back.

A month ago 7:30 featured an interview with Rafael Colobon, a Myer cleaner and student from Colombia. He spoke anonymously about cleaners being underpaid by up to $19 p/hr. He was underpaid by at least $7k in three months while cleaning Myer Melbourne.

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