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November 05, 2015

Race day helps keep asbestos heroes in step

Race day helps keep asbestos heroes in step

There was no slowing down Dance of Heroes when it quick-stepped home to win at Rosehill in the AMWU - National Handicap, our annual sponsorship event for the fight against asbestos.

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November 05, 2015

Safety need to go local on stadium bridge

Safety need to go local on stadium bridge

The AMWU is putting it’s best foot forward for safety and local content by demanding that the futuristic $54 million footbridge for the new Perth Stadium be fabricated in Australia.

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November 03, 2015

Investment Gap Needs Novel Thinking

There is a growing investment gap in manufacturing and infrastructure and it risks the future of jobs in our industry.

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October 29, 2015

Big turnout protests Simplot sackings

Big turnout protests Simplot sackings

Simplot is suffering a community backlash over its callous dismissal of workers without warning as more than 120 people turned out on Wednesday evening for a protest rally and barbecue outside its Ulverstone factory and offices.

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October 29, 2015

Inspiring ResMed workers stand up for union rights

Inspiring ResMed workers stand up for union rights

AMWU members at sleep disorder equipment maker ResMed have shown they are wide awake to the need for the union to represent the workforce on-site by giving evidence before the Fair Work Commission.  

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October 29, 2015

Help us hit the target on future jobs

Help us hit the target on future jobs

The vital message that constructing submarines in Australia means future jobs needs to be fired home at every opportunity and you can help it surface in the heart of the shipbuilding city of Adelaide.

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October 27, 2015

Time to give a Gonski for our kids

Time to give a Gonski for our kids

All of our members are being urged this National Gonski Week to devote some time and thought to supporting what what all of our futures rely upon - giving all children the best and fairest education we can.

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October 27, 2015

CHAFTA campaign saving jobs at a Town Hall near you

CHAFTA campaign saving jobs at a Town Hall near you

The AMWU this week extended our campaign to protect local jobs with town hall meetings nationwide to force Canberra to further tighten the 457 visa measures applying to all future free trade agreements – including the China deal.

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October 26, 2015

Community to rally against ruthless Simplot sackings

Community to rally against ruthless Simplot sackings

Tasmanian unions are set for a show of community support this Wednesday in Ulverstone for workers who were callously dismissed without warning last week as Simplot betrayed all trust in job negotiations with the AMWU.

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October 22, 2015

Union outlines defence crisis for Senators

Union outlines defence crisis for Senators

The AMWU has delivered a strong message to the Senate Inquiry into staffing and skills shortfalls in Australia’s defence maintenance with up to a dozen member groups also making their own contributions.

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