22 Jul, 2020

Domestic and family violence – a workplace issue

July 22nd, 2020|FAQ's, FAQs|

How prevalent is domestic and family violence in Australia?
In Australia, approximately one woman is killed by her current or former […]

21 Jul, 2020


July 21st, 2020|Information|

COVID – 19 is a health and safety risk. Employers have obligations to ensure the health and safety of workers and […]

2 Jul, 2020

Information on Overtime

July 2nd, 2020|FAQs|

An employer can request that an employee works reasonable overtime…


Overtime can be reasonable so long the following is […]

1 Jul, 2020

Workers Compensation

July 1st, 2020|FAQs|

You have a right to attend the doctors of your choice (nominated treating doctor). You have the right to choose […]

17 Jun, 2020

Who should I contact if I need help with an issue in my workplace?

June 17th, 2020|FAQs|

If you are a member of the AMIEU, you can speak to your Union Organiser or Union Delegate.

17 Jun, 2020

How do I join the AMIEU?

June 17th, 2020|FAQs|

Joining the AMIEU is easy. Simply click ‘Join the AMIEU’ on our homepage or speak to your Union Organiser/Delegate in […]

5 Jun, 2020

What happens if a public holiday occurs during long service leave?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

An extra day must be included in the long service leave.

5 Jun, 2020

Can long service leave be taken in advance?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

Yes. If both the employer & worker agree, not less than 1 months leave may be taken in advance

5 Jun, 2020

When can long service leave be taken?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

When a worker becomes eligible for long service leave, an employer is required to grant it as soon as practicable. […]

5 Jun, 2020

Can a worker be paid for the value of their long service leave?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

No. The long service entitlement must be taken as leave.