Benefits

Benefits of Belonging to Amalgamated Workers Union

  • TMFNZ – TRAUMA MEDICAL COVER
    TMFNZ automatically attached a life policy to your membership.  This will remain in force as long as you remain a member of the AWUNZ (Southern) Inc and up to date with Union Fees.  The plan values are Life Cover $4000.00  (to the age of 70 years) and Accidental Death $6000.00 .  Depending on the circumstances of your death is dependant on what your beneficiaries receive.
  • AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS
    Our qualified officials are available to negotiate Individual or Collective Employment Agreements
  • HEALH AND SAFETY
    Advice, training, assessments regarding the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002
  • ACCIDENT COMPENSATION / REVIEWS / HEARINGS
    Appraisals for individual requirements
  • DISPUTES HEARINGS / RESOLUTION
    Advice regarding Disputes – Personal Grievance Hearings Advice regarding Grievances Preparation of Documents and Case through to Filing the case with the Authority (definition below).

A “personal grievance” is a claim by you that:
You have been unjustifiably dismissed; or

  1. your employment, or one or more of its conditions, have been   affected to your disadvantage by some unjustifiable action by your employer; or
  2. you have been discriminated against in your employment; or
  3. you have been sexually or racially harassed in your employment; or
  4. you have been subject to duress in your employment, in relation to membership or non-membership of a union or employees’ organisation.

Time for raising personal grievances
If you wish to raise a personal grievance, this must be raised with your employer by your representative within 90 days of the day on which either the action occurred, or you became aware of it.

  • LEGAL SERVICES
    Specialist Legal Services available
  • INSURANCE
  • UNION AND COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTRE
    Medical Practitioners, Nurses and specialist Social Worker available at discounted rates to Union Members.