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September 30, 2015

WeChat means We Win for workers

WeChat means We Win for workers

The AMWU has jumped onboard the next social media craze, launching a new AMWU WeChat Account that breaks down language barriers for Chinese workers in Australia.

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September 30, 2015

WA Rail delegates want local content for the future

WA Rail delegates want local content for the future

A group of committed AMWU rail delegates joined officials and WA State Secretary Steve McCartney at WA’s Parliament House to meet with Labor MP's to talk about why it's important public transport investment delivers local jobs as well as more liveable cities.

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September 30, 2015

NEW GOVERNMENT. SAME POLICIES. MORE JOBS LOST.

NEW GOVERNMENT. SAME POLICIES. MORE JOBS LOST.

Tony Abbott is no longer Prime Minister but his disastrous policies continue to cost shipbuilding workers their jobs.

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September 24, 2015

Transmission Tower Workers Stay Strong

Transmission Tower Workers Stay Strong

AMWU Members who work for BTS Networks are staying strong in the face of a month-long employer lockout.

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September 24, 2015

Queenslanders Rally to Save Penalty Rates

Queenslanders Rally to Save Penalty Rates

Queensland unions gave a strong show of solidarity on the issue of cuts to penalty rates, rallying in force this week.

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September 24, 2015

Workers win at Wedderburn

Workers win at Wedderburn

A 10-day strike by workers at Wedderburn Scales in Victoria has resulted in a new enterprise agreement and a huge win for workers.

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September 24, 2015

Op-Ed: The Problems with Trade

The AMWU is not anti-trade - but we're for fair trade, not free trade. by Paul Bastian, National Secretary

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September 17, 2015

Funding win gives industry $800M chance

Funding win gives industry $800M chance

A landmark political win for the AMWU means that $800 million desperately needed to help auto components suppliers diversify and secure jobs will begin to flow next year, if a Labor Government is elected.

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September 17, 2015

AMWU wins for auto industry on accident pay, TOIL

AMWU wins for auto industry on accident pay, TOIL

Big numbers of auto industry workers can look forward to soon regaining their right to Accident Make-Up Pay to fully cover their base wage if they are injured at work, after a recent Fair Work Commission case.

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September 17, 2015

Trucking ahead with Kenworth and Volvo deals

Trucking ahead with Kenworth and Volvo deals

The AMWU has continued to power along in the heavy vehicle industry with new union-negotiated agreements at Kenworth and Volvo an encouraging sign of a smooth road ahead.

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