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Amalgamation Day set for November 11

On 1 October 2019 the Fair Work Commission determined that the amalgamation day between the National Union of Workers and United Voice forming the United Workers Union would be Monday 11 November 2019.

Amalgamation ballot results (D2019/9)

You can download a copy of the ballot results for United Voice here and for the National Union of Workers here.

Members vote in favour of United Workers Union

Tens of thousands of United Voice and National Union of Workers have voted yes to building a new union, the United Workers Union.

The ballot has now closed!

As of 5pm today the Australian Electoral Commission announced the ballot has closed and it will now begin counting the final votes.

Last chance to vote

Post your ballot today to make sure your vote for a new union is counted.

Have your say today!

Time is running out to have your say on the proposal to create a new union with United Voice and the National Union of Workers.

Voting packs in your letterbox

By now, most members should have received their voting packs in the mail.

Voting packs are on the way!

The Australian Electoral Commission is posting them out of Melbourne today, so members will start receiving them over the next week.

Proposed rules – United Workers Union

On 22 July 2019 the Fair Work Commission approved various alterations to the proposed rules of the United Workers Union. You can download a copy of the decision and the final version of the altered rules here.

Who is United Workers Union

Check out this video to see the many faces that make up the United Workers Union – the working people of Australia.