Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union


Briefings and explainers

August 13, 2021

The AMWU’s 8 Steps to Support NSW Essential Workers

The NSW Government, NSW Health and the Federal Government must do more to support the essential workers keeping the state running. Workers and their communities need greater protection from COVID risks and more economic support.  Here’s our 8-point plan to support NSW essential workers:

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May 17, 2021

Workers at the helm

The Morrison government hasn’t delivered for workers. Wages are stagnant and inequality is rising. Big business benefits from tax breaks, while unemployed workers have their income support cut to below the poverty line. Check out our video to see how workers, united together, can put pressure on government and bosses to secure wage rises that go beyond cost of living increases. 

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May 14, 2021

Five things you need to know about the budget

This federal budget is based on the unrealistic expectation that consumer spending will fuel the recovery - while acknowledging that income support and real wages will fall. The government had the opportunity to raise wages for workers, invest in manufacturing, support the move to renewables, fund TAFE, and tackle rising inequality. They did none of this.    

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