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March 30, 2017

Echuca members victorious at Parmalat after 62 day lockout!

Echuca members victorious at Parmalat after 62 day lockout!

Over 70 workers from the Victorian regional town of Echuca are celebrating after they won their 62 day battle with the dairy multinational Parmalat.

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March 08, 2017

International Women's Day

Today we mark International Women’s Day, March 8.

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February 23, 2017

Fair Work Act bad for workers, business: AMWU

Fair Work Act bad for workers, business: AMWU

By Lorraine Cassin - This piece was first published by Print21  

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February 10, 2017

Another Win for All Trades Apprentices!

Another Win for All Trades Apprentices!

On 7 February 2017, All Trades Queensland Apprentices had another huge win for their wages and conditions!  

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February 06, 2017

RELEASE: Support for manufacturing is not a new phenomenon

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) supports the findings of a poll published today in Fairfax Media newspapers reporting that 83 per cent of Australians believe we should be manufacturing more goods in Australia, but notes that Australians have thought this for decades. 

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January 25, 2017

Home sick from work? Here's what you need to know

Whether it's as a result of a dodgy meal, a common cold, or a long-term illness, we all have to take sick leave from time to time. The trick is knowing what information you need to provide to your employer and what your rights are.  

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January 24, 2017

How to get a payrise in 2017

How to get a payrise in 2017

What’s happening to wages in 2017?  

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January 12, 2017

Plan Your 2017 Holidays

Plan Your 2017 Holidays

As most of us get back to work after the Christmas break, January is a great time of year to start considering when to take annual leave.

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December 22, 2016

Christmas Comes Early For Young AMWU Member

Jacob Catt, a 21-year-old AMWU member from Newcastle, has gotten an early Christmas present this year: winning back over $11 000 in unpaid wages. 

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December 16, 2016

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