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May 12, 2016

Charge over delegate's death

Charge over delegate's death

Industrial giant Bradken is expected to face court next week concerning a breach of safety standards over the death of an AMWU delegate at it’s Wodonga foundry nearly two years ago.

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May 06, 2016

$400 million win for Qld rail campaign

$400 million win for Qld rail campaign

The AMWU’s community efforts have scored a $400 million victory in securing regional Queensland rail jobs as the union’s national train campaign gathers momentum.

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May 05, 2016

Delegates unite to show packaging matters

Delegates unite to show packaging matters

AMWU packaging industry members have signalled they’re ready for the challenge to take an industry approach to campaigning in their sector. 

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May 05, 2016

Win for casuals in Launceston

Win for casuals in Launceston

Casual workers at Orora Packaging in Launceston have a welcome opportunity for improved job security after the AMWU last week successfully put the case for conversion to new full-time positions.

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May 05, 2016

Dire threat to publishing industry

Dire threat to publishing industry

The AMWU has joined publishers and writers led by Thomas Keneally in slamming a Productivity Commission push to scrap all restrictions on book imports – a move which would decimate the Australian publishing industry.

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May 05, 2016

Chapel's departing support for women

Chapel's departing support for women

Members formerly at the Toowoomba Chronicle have tied the white ribbon against domestic violence tighter with a $9000 donation to help protect vulnerable women and children in their region.  

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April 29, 2016

Local steel builds safe schools, jobs

Local steel builds safe schools, jobs

The jobs bonus from a powerful local procurement policy has been proven in Victoria where workers at Melbourne company Stilcon are the latest members to benefit from campaigning by the AMWU.

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April 29, 2016

Subs triumph for shipbuilders - and Australia

Subs triumph for shipbuilders - and Australia

AMWU members are celebrating after their efforts secured Australia’s shipbuilding future with a $50 billion submarine build promising generations of skilled jobs nationally.

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April 29, 2016

Safety is our best memorial

Safety is our best memorial

Many AMWU members around the country paused from their toil for a minute or more yesterday to quietly remember the lives of workers who have been killed in workplace incidents.  

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April 29, 2016

Chance to look forward on super

Chance to look forward on super

Industry superannuation funds backed by the AMWU keep our members updated on how best to keep their retirement savings growing, with Media Super offering detailed briefings for print members from next week.

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