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October 15, 2021

Union: NSW government must prioritise workers in hydrogen strategy

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.

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August 26, 2021

NSW Government hasn’t given workers time to comply with new rules

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.

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August 18, 2021

Union: The test and isolate payment must extend to all NSW workers

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.

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August 16, 2021

Union: What the NSW Government must do to support essential workers

This week, the NSW Government appeared to blame residents of Western and South-West Sydney for the continued spread of the virus.

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August 06, 2021

Union’s report shows NSW government failing essential workers

The essential workers keeping the state running are not being protected from contracting COVID-19 at work and the NSW Government must do more to support them, a report published by the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) shows.

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July 27, 2021

Union: Employers have obligations to their workers during COVID-19 restrictions

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) has today written to all businesses that employ our members, outlining the union’s view of their obligations to workers during this latest COVID-19 outbreak.  

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June 22, 2021

AMWU NSW & ACT: NSW budget “a missed opportunity”

The NSW government’s budget is a missed opportunity to invest in local manufacturing and create jobs, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) says.  

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June 22, 2021

Union says icare submissions tarnish McDougall Report

Revelations that icare were able to make submissions to an inquiry into its own failings and push for changes to compensation access that would harm workers show a report into the insurance agency lacks credibility, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) says.

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June 18, 2021

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union urges NSW Government to end offshoring

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) calls on the NSW government to end the offshoring of transport infrastructure projects, with a new report showing the local economy would have benefited to the tune of almost half a billion dollars if important recent contracts were awarded to local firms.  

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June 08, 2021

The AMWU calls on the ACT Government to commit to Aussie-made electric buses.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) is calling on the ACT government to commit to locally made electric buses.

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