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August 12, 2015

CSL members demand fair share of mega profit

CSL members demand fair share of mega profit

AMWU members protested with union comrades outside the main Victorian plant of pharmaceutical giant CSL today for a fair workplace deal in wake of its stunning $1.89 billion profit in the past year.

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August 05, 2015

Union slams axing of Dust Diseases Board

Union slams axing of Dust Diseases Board

The AMWU has joined asbestos disease victims groups in slamming the shock decision of the NSW Baird Government to axe that state’s Dust Diseases Board.

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August 05, 2015

Big win on ships not watertight without subs

Big win on ships not watertight without subs

The AMWU has claimed a huge win for it’s community shipbuilding campaign and welcomed Federal Government adopting a continuous build of surface warships over coming decades.

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August 04, 2015

Gorgon members vote on action over rosters

Gorgon members vote on action over rosters

AMWU members on the nation’s largest LNG project have begun voting on whether to take industrial action after employers refused to meet workers’ demand for rosters which give a proper work-family balance.

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July 31, 2015

Labor votes to block China jobs threat

Labor votes to block China jobs threat

A new television ad about the threat to jobs from the China free trade agreement hit screens this week as the union campaign against the deal picked up strength. 

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July 30, 2015

Workshop members stand up to family violence

Workshop members stand up to family violence

Union members at a major machinery assembly depot have voted  up their state’s first family violence leave clause in an automotive workshop.

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July 28, 2015

Shipbuilding pressure builds on Coalition MPs

Shipbuilding pressure builds on Coalition MPs

The success of last week’s National Shipbuilding Day of Action has been immediate with Federal Government MPs eager to meet our members and officials for in-depth talks.

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July 24, 2015

Labor Urged to Stop Dodgy Trade Deals

The AMWU has joined a community and unions rally outside the opening day of ALP National Conference to highlight the destructive impact to Australian jobs of a swathe of free trade deals.

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July 23, 2015

National Day of Action to save shipbuilding

National Day of Action to save shipbuilding

AMWU members are set to converge on the offices of Abbott Government MPs across the nation tomorrow (FRIDAY) in a Day of Action to call on them to save Australia’s shipbuilding industry.

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July 22, 2015

My Istanbul eye-opener

My Istanbul eye-opener

By ANDREW KINLOCH, Printer at News Limited, Adelaide

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