Offshore workers protest LSL changes

THE Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union is again on the warpath, this time saying that workers in the offshore construction industry could lose up to four years of long service leave entitlements after a recent WA Industrial Relations Commission case exposed a technicality in the legislation.

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The union says the "outdated" legislation still refers only to offshore construction "barges", years after technology shifted most substantive offshore construction activities to self-propelled ships.

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