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September 04, 2015

More Forgacs Redundancies Show Liberals Promised Too little, Too late.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is today supporting shipbuilders at Forgacs in the Hunter who are being made redundant, as progress on the air warfare destroyer modules that the yard is building for ASC near completion.

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September 01, 2015

More Shipbuilding Redundancies Show Abbott Promised Too little, Too late.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is today supporting 99 shipbuilders at BAE Williamstown in Melbourne who have been made redundant this morning.

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August 31, 2015

Trade Union Royal Commission: The Witch Hunt Continues with its Bias Laid Bare

Commissioner Dyson Heydon’s decision not to recuse himself today from the Trade Unions Royal Commission proves only further discredits the Commission and its ongoing witch-hunt.

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August 28, 2015

AMWU MEMBERS STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH SACKED FAIRFAX WORKERS

NSW State Secretary of the AMWU, Tim Ayres, said today that the Union’s members stand in solidarity with the 69 Fairfax workers who will be sacked in the company’s latest round of callous cost-cutting measures.

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August 26, 2015

“Fair Trade Not Free Trade – No Dodgy China Deal” Rally in Devonport Thursday

12 Noon, Thursday 27 August Centenary Court, Devonport Entertainment & Convention Centre 

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August 14, 2015

Government must come clean on Tasmanian and Mainland refurbishment job numbers

Media Event: A Rally supporting a Fair Go for Tassie Workers will be held today When: Friday 14 August, 1pm at Parliament Lawns

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August 13, 2015

ASBESTOS VICTIMS LEFT STRANDED BY MIKE BAIRD

Tim Ayres, NSW Secretary of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has slammed a callous move by Mike Baird to desert victims of asbestos-related diseases.

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August 13, 2015

MORE SHIPBUILDERS LOSING JOBS AT ASC.

  Media Conference: Thursday 13 August 2015 | 9.30am | AMWU SA Branch Office 229 Greenhill Rd, Dulwich, SA.

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August 11, 2015

CSL WORKERS WON’T ACCEPT BACKWARDS STEP

Media Event: Workers from all unions and both CSL sites will be holding a stoppage and action. CSL Broadmeadows (access via Camp Rd) 10am-2pm – Work Stoppage and Action 12.00pm: Media Conference 

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August 11, 2015

Shipbuilders Need More Certainty Before They Celebrate

Shipbuilders from around Australia are in Canberra this week meeting with Coalition Members of Parliament and Cross Benchers to talk about the naval shipbuilding industry.

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