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November 29, 2016

PRESSURE FROM WORKERS FORCES MCCAIN TO THE TABLE

Six weeks of industrial action, and the prospect of six weeks more, has finally brought vegetable giant McCain to the table with an improved deal on pay and conditions for workers at the McCain processing facilities in Ballarat.

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November 25, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: SHIPBUILDERS TAKING PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION AT ASC IN ADELAIDE.

Shipbuilding workers at ASC are taking industrial action over the failure of the Federal Government-owned corporation to negotiate a satisfactory enterprise agreement with its workforce.

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November 08, 2016

Apprentices step up to improve their future

Apprentices step up to improve their future

Apprentices from around Australia convened in Sydney in late October to help the AMWU improve the quality and integrity of the apprenticeship experience.

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October 24, 2016

CUB workers visit the Sunshine State for Solidarity

CUB workers visit the Sunshine State for Solidarity

Following a hugely successful CUB-Free Grand final weekend - that saw thousands of people show their support for the 55 sacked Carlton United Breweries workers by steering clear from CUB products at their grand final celebrations - the CUB campaign headed up north to Queensland. 

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October 12, 2016

Jeyda puts a female fit on Qantas Runway

Jeyda puts a female fit on Qantas Runway

If it’s a good move for Qantas to introduce designer uniforms for its female pilots then it makes sense that women who keep the aircraft fit to fly also wear gear which makes their work as comfortable as possible.

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October 11, 2016

Viva Energy Refinery Supreme Court Orders

NOTICE: ORDER MADE BY THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA Today, 11 October 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria made orders concerning picketing etc. around the Geelong Refinery at 80-90 Refinery Road in Corio. Here is a copy of the Court’s orders:

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October 07, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE: Tough day for workers as the last Ford rolls off the Broadmeadows assembly line

Later today, Friday 7 October, the final Ford vehicle will roll off the line at Broadmeadows, Victoria. Over 580 direct Ford employees and thousands of supply chain workers will lose their jobs

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October 07, 2016

Tony's family world-beaters at Ford

Tony's family world-beaters at Ford

Ford has been car making in Geelong almost beyond living memory but for the Travers that family heritage totals a world-record 319 years.

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October 07, 2016

A marriage made in Plant One

A marriage made in Plant One

When Doreen Ali went to work at Ford she expected to have a hand in building new Falcons but learning to talk the car industry torque meant she came off the line with a new husband.

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October 07, 2016

Ford production ends - but not AMWU support

Ford production ends - but not AMWU support

Ford production ceases today after 91 years as the first of a series of closures in the auto industry takes effect. 

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