September 28, 2023
Qantas Group is choosing to pay contractors more than double what they’re paying their own aircraft maintenance staff in Tamworth, with the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT branch (AMWU) calling on the company to get back to the bargaining table with a fair wage offer for workers.
May 03, 2023
03 MAY 2023 – Maintenance workers at Tomago Aluminium’s smelter in the Hunter Valley have endorsed the right to exercise industrial action in support of their wage and conditions claims in a new enterprise agreement.
October 19, 2022
16 October 2022 – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) and the Rail, Tram, and Bus Union (RTBU) welcome the announcement from NSW Labor leader Chris Minns that Labor is committed to building trains, buses, ferries, and trams in NSW.
September 24, 2022
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union, and the Electrical Trades Union met with Norco management on Thursday to discuss the company’s plans for its Lismore ice cream factory.
August 05, 2022
AUGUST 5, 2022 – Minister for Climate Change Chris Bowen today made the following announcement: “The next zone that I intend and expect to be consulting on is offshore wind in the Pacific region off the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, and then off the Illawarra, the Pacific Ocean region of Portland in Victoria… and Bunbury, of course, in Western Australia…This is good news for these communities.
March 01, 2022
Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union members who maintain the XPT trains that travel between Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane are taking 24 hours of protected industrial action today.
October 15, 2021
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) welcomes the NSW Government’s plan to establish a green hydrogen industry but says local workers and the use of local content must be the focus of any plans.
August 26, 2021
The new rules for authorised workers are causing uncertainty and stress as workers scramble to get vaccinated in a week, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT says.
August 18, 2021
The NSW Government must make the new test and isolate payment available to workers across the state, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) says.
August 16, 2021
This week, the NSW Government appeared to blame residents of Western and South-West Sydney for the continued spread of the virus.