There has been strong support for AAP journalists after the company announced it would be making up to 15% of its workforce redundant.
After years of campaigning by MEAA members, Fairfax Media has agreed to extend superannuation to employees on parental leave in a decision which will have far-reaching implications for the whole media industry.
Performers accrue four weeks of annual leave each year, starting from day one of their employment. Performers may apply for annual leave at any time, and an employer can only refuse a request if the refusal is reasonable.
John McAuliffe, a key figure in the unionisation of Australia’s orchestral musicians, has passed away in Sydney, aged 71.