Locked-out workers resoundingly reject Parmalat offer

The locked-out workers resoundingly rejected the factory's latest EBA offer.

Workers locked out of Parmalat's Echuca dairy processing plant since January 18 resoundingly rejected the factory's latest EBA offer.

The workers voted 67 to 1 against the unfair offer on March 3.

Australian Manufacturing Workers Union food secretary Tom Hale said the deal failed to address a large number of concerns relating to wages, leave, redundancy and contractor agreements.

The workers are calling for a 2% wage increase over the next three years, penalties included in redundancy packages, changes to public holiday rosters and better regulation around the use of contract maintenance workers.

The workers are strong and united but after nearly two months on the picket line they need help. You can show your support here.

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