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August 04, 2015

Premier Baird Abandons Asbestos Victims and abolishes NSW Dust Diseases Board

The NSW Government has this afternoon snuck through changes that it will disband the NSW Dust Diseases Board. It is believed that this comes as part of the WorkCover reforms announced today. 

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August 04, 2015

FRIGATE HINTS A WELCOME LIFT BUT PROMISED SUBMARINES STILL NEEDED

ADELAIDE MEDIA CONFERENCE 12 NOON – ASC SOUTH (AT THE WHARF) 

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July 24, 2015

National Shipbuilding Day of Action

Shipbuilders will hold simultaneous rallies and events around Australia on Friday to send a message to the Federal Government that action is urgently needed to save their jobs and the industry.

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July 22, 2015

New Food Labelling Regime Comes In Half Cooked

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) – which represents workers in food manufacturing and packaging – has called the Government’s surprise food labeling announcement ‘half cooked’. 

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July 21, 2015

AMWU welcomes democratic circuit-breaker with $175billion dollar multinational oil giant Chevron

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has welcomed the Fair Work Commission’s approval of a protected action ballot on the Gorgon Project as a way to force Chevron back to the negotiating table over family-friendly rosters. 

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July 17, 2015

McCain’s Offer Leaves Workers Worse Off

Workers at the McCain’s factory in Smithton, Tasmania, are poised to take industrial action as part of negotiating for a new enterprise agreement.

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July 17, 2015

MORE JOBS LOST AS ABBOTT GOVERNMENT FAILS TO ORDER NEW NAVY SHIPS.

The Abbott Government’s failure to address the crisis in naval shipbuilding has seen 101 jobs lost today at ASC Shipbuilding in Adelaide. 

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July 17, 2015

Alliance of Unions calls on ALP to improve Trade Policy to favour Australian Jobs

An alliance of 7 national trade unions across the left and right is calling on the ALP to improve their trade policy position ahead of the ALP National Conference next week.

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July 01, 2015

Abbott Government must act to sustain naval shipbuilding industry.

The latest report of the Senate Inquiry into naval shipbuilding paints a grim picture of the perilous future faced by the industry under the Abbott Government.

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July 01, 2015

Forgacs Shipbuilders Rally - Abbott not welcome in the Hunter

Forgacs Shipbuilders Rally 12:30pm today Williamtown RAAF Base South gate entrance Medowie Road, Williamtown Forgacs shipbuilding workers will send a message directly to he Prime Minister today as part of his visit to the NSW Hunter region.

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