Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union



Support Bitzer Workers on Strike


AMWU members are entering the sixth day of strike at Bitzer. 

Management at Bitzer have made no pay offer beyond the cost-of-living index, want to remove RDOs, stop contributing to income protection and pay any new workers the base award rate only rather than EBA rates.

As part of a strategy to cut full-time wages and conditions, Bitzer management also want to reduce the wages of about eight casual workers by nearly a third. It offers them no prospect of permanency, even though some have worked there for the past few years.

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