May 24, 2017
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has condemned comments made by the State Treasurer indicating he plans to open the WA power market to private retailers.
May 05, 2017
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has condemned today’s announcement by the lenders of Griffin Coal’s owners, Lanco Infratech Limited, that they have appointed Price Waterhouse Coopers as receivers and managers, resulting in maintenance workers at the mine losing over half of their accrued entitlements.
March 07, 2017
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has condemned today’s decision by Griffin Coal owners, Lanco, to slash the wages of Collie maintenance workers by a further 40%.
February 03, 2017
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has condemned Griffin Coal’s owners Lanco, for refusing to give evidence at today’s public hearing for the Senate Inquiry into the Corporate Avoidance of the Fair Work Act.
January 20, 2017
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union is continuing to support our members’ local communities with our latest contribution to the Peel Community Kitchen this week. On January 16 State Secretary Steve McCartney presented a $10,000 donation to the Peel Community Kitchen, a not-for-profit organisation that relies on volunteers and donations to serve those in need.
December 19, 2016
Our Union congratulates Bill Ridley, our newest Life Member after 60 years and counting as a proud unionist. This is his story.
December 15, 2016
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has slammed revelations that heavy maintenance works on the future 787 fleet for the newly announced non-stop Perth-London route will be conducted in Los Angeles, rather than locally in Perth.
December 10, 2016
Our union has had one of its biggest wins in a long time as the Carlton and United 55 were reinstated with full pay and conditions. Like many of our members, these 55 employees were hardworking, skilled and experienced. Collectively, they had more than 1000 years’ experience between them, and were a huge asset to the company they worked for.
December 06, 2016
Over the last eight years, the AMWU has led the debate on job creation in Western Australia. We've warned that our resources boom was temporary and that most of the work was heading offshore. Now we've come up with the Plan for WA Jobs to diversify our economy and create jobs beyond the mining boom.
November 30, 2016
A determined delegation of Collie locals is back home in the South-West after two weeks on the road taking the story of the devastating Griffin-Lanco dispute to Federal MPs and Australian Council of Trade Unions’ (ACTU) leadership.
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