Better Wages and Better Conditions
The best way to get a better deal for yourself, your family and your workmates is to join The Australian Workers' Union.
The more people in your workplace join the union, the stronger your voice becomes.
The best wages and conditions are won in workplaces where union membership numbers are high. Because you are always in a stronger bargaining position if you stand together and negotiate as a group.
Just some of the things AWU members have won in their workplaces:
• Real wage increases
• Industry training
• Improved retirement savings
• Flexible working hours
• Retrenchment rights
• Better sick leave and holiday entitlements
• More access to extra benefits such as family friendly workplaces and paid paternity leave
• Consistent health and safety standards
As an AWU member you also get:
- Unlimited industrial representation
- Union membership card entitling you to shopping discounts
- Free industrial advice
- Free Health and safety advice
- Free WorkCover advice
- Free legal advice
- Free financial advice