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July 07, 2016

Auto techs tune up in Geelong

Auto techs tune up in Geelong

Our AutoWorkers Australia campaign to help auto technicians improve their work conditions and career prospects pulled up in the car city of Geelong recently for a relaxed evening of networking and info sharing. 

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July 01, 2016

 Marathon election leaves a clear choice

Marathon election leaves a clear choice

EDITORIAL by Paul Bastian: Tomorrow’s federal election provides manufacturing workers with the clearest choice in many years.

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June 23, 2016

New skills, apprenticeships get top priority

New skills, apprenticeships get top priority

The AMWU has welcomed Labor’s comprehensive skills and training strategy to boost apprentice recruitment and encourage employers to take on workers most affected by the shake-up to manufacturing industry.

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June 23, 2016

Dry argument as CUB sacks expert fitters

Dry argument as CUB sacks expert fitters

Maintenance workers at CUB’s main brewery in Melbourne are protesting at the company terminating their jobs then expecting them to sign up again with a 65 per cent pay cut.

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June 23, 2016

Members support national rail plan

Members support national rail plan

AMWU members have endorsed Labor’s new national rail initiative which aims for the first time to properly co-ordinate train purchases between the states to boost Australian manufacturing.

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June 23, 2016

Union supports leg-up for food firms

Union supports leg-up for food firms

The AMWU has welcomed an election proposal for a $54 million federal program to grow jobs by injecting essential investment into Australia’s food and advanced materials' manufacturing.

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June 10, 2016

Bitzer bitten as workers win epic strike

Bitzer bitten as workers win epic strike

AMWU members at Bitzer have gone back to work in triumph after a nine-week  strike at the refrigeration firm ended with them winning a vastly improved deal while killing off harsh company demands.

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June 10, 2016

One Harvest workers pick union certainty

One Harvest workers pick union certainty

Workers who prepare and pack salads in freezing temperatures are asking the AMWU to bring fairness into the mix as they are being left with inadequate pay and work hours at their greenfields site in Sydney.

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June 10, 2016

Fair go for new Aussie labelling

Fair go for new Aussie labelling

Australian food workers have claimed a victory as new food labelling laws take effect in July.  

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June 10, 2016

Gruma members mourn warm-hearted friend

Gruma members mourn warm-hearted friend

Workers at northern Melbourne site Gruma Oceania were mourning this week over the tragic loss of beloved AMWU member Bozica Nikolic.

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