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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.

Proposed Amalgamation – NUW & United Voice

On 8 May 2019, the National Union of Workers and United Voice filed an application with the Fair Work Commission for submission of amalgamation to ballot.

Postal vote July 24 – August 28

From July 24 – August 28, you’ll have the opportunity to have your say about building a new union with United Voice and the National Union of Workers (NUW).

We’re having a ballot!

It’s official! We now have approval to put the proposal for a new union – the United Workers Union – to a vote of all members.

Update from National Council meetings

Earlier this month United Voice and NUW National Councils voted to move forward with the proposal to build a big new union.