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More than $1 million recovered for members in 2018-19

MEAA’s National Industrial Team recovered more than $1 million for members members in the last financial year ...
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The healing power of music

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American orchestral musician and arts advocate Bruce Ridge gave the keynote address at the recent conference of the Symphony Orchestra ...
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Know your rights: casual conversion

Under recent changes to workplace laws, all casual employees have an enforceable right to convert to permanent employment after a ...
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MEAA elections concluded

The elections of MEAA office-holders have now  concluded and the election results have been announced by the Australian Electoral Commission ...
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Working together to win

On Saturday, we were hoping to see a government elected that would make it easier for members to bargain collectively ...
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Know your rights: what is sham contracting?

As an employee, you have a range of entitlements, including paid leave and superannuation ...
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MEAA election notice — 2019

Please note well: MEAA has normally made arrangements for and conducted elections for offices in ‘even-numbered years’ ...
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The My Health Record system — advice to members

MEAA and other unions affiliated with the ACTU have raised concerns about the implementation of the My Health Record system ...
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Chief Executive’s Report

A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2017–18 Annual Report ...
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Vale John McAuliffe

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John McAuliffe, a key figure in the unionisation of Australia’s orchestral musicians, has passed away in Sydney, aged 71 ...
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