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July 31, 2017

The first meeting of the Engineering and Mining Services Industry Committee

In an exciting first step towards reshaping our union, the AMWU has established an Engineering and Mining Services National Industry Committee – and its first meeting was held in Sydney over four  days in early July.

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July 21, 2017

Court orders

This Order was issued today by the Federal Court. We are required to put a link to it on our website. Please click here to read a full copy of the Order.   

July 11, 2017

“We’re going to stick with you”: SA Premier to Holden Workers

“We’re going to stick with you”: SA Premier to Holden Workers

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has told a delegation of car industry workers that they won’t be forgotten, as Holden’s Elizabeth plant winds down to closure later this year.

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July 10, 2017

Delegate Profile: Scott Kitchiner

Delegate Profile: Scott Kitchiner

Scott Kitchiner is an AMWU delegate at Coates Hire in Brisbane, and a member of our Queensland Branch. 

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July 01, 2017

Chocolate Workers Cross over Hanson's Easter Egg Crack

Chocolate Workers Cross over Hanson's Easter Egg Crack

High-profile Federal politician Pauline Hanson was earlier this year left with Easter egg on her face after calling for a boycott on Cadbury chocolate.

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June 26, 2017

Brisbane OI workers full bottle on new agreement

Brisbane OI workers full bottle on new agreement

Workers at the OI glass plant in Brisbane have an important message for their colleagues around the country: when it comes to negotiating your pay and conditions, make sure you have a crack.

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June 10, 2017

Asahi workers go from zero to union hero

Asahi workers go from zero to union hero

A group of union members in Melbourne have shown that it’s possible to go from zero members to a fully union site in just under a year. It’s an amazing achievement!

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May 10, 2017

Budget 2017

The good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2017 Budget for manufacturing workers

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April 28, 2017

Cbus Super chases lost super for members

Cbus Super chases lost super for members

This is sponsored content from CBus Superannuation.  Between October and December 2016 Cbus collected over $18.9 million in unpaid super. Are you being paid the super you’re entitled to?  

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April 28, 2017

Mondelez Survey Result

We asked you to share your views on the collective agreement offer by Mondelez and nearly 100 of you responded.

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Latest campaigns

Casuals Deserve Better

The AMWU fights for the rights of casual and labour hire workers. We pro...

Family Violence Leave

Maintain Our Forces

Respect for Auto Techs

From talking to lots of regular auto techs around Australia, we know tha...

Build them here

Tell the NSW Government to build our trains, buses, and ferries in NSW. 

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