April 14, 2016
In the wake of the global steel crisis the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is calling on the New South Wales government to mandate the use of Australian steel in its major infrastructure projects. This follows the introduction of similar laws in Victoria and South Australia, as well as the announcement of the Federal Opposition’s plan for the steel industry.
April 11, 2016
With the news that the Electrolux factory in Orange will build its last fridge today, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) mourns the closure of Australia’s last refrigerator factory.
April 05, 2016
The New South Wales branch of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has backed calls from a broad range of community leaders for the NSW government to replace stamp duty with a broad-based land tax.
January 19, 2016
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) welcomes the decision made yesterday in the Fair Work Commission that gives the union the right to represent the manufacturing employees of ResMed Limited.
November 30, 2015
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) will join tomorrow’s rally against Mike Baird’s plan to privatise Newcastle’s public transport. The rally is being organised by the Newcastle Trades Hall and will gather hundreds of workers and community members in Civic Park at midday.
November 27, 2015
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) has condemned the $1.1 billion blowout in the cost of replacing Sydney’s inner-city train fleet as the result of the Baird government’s decision to send rail manufacturing contracts overseas.
November 13, 2015
OPINION BlueScope Steel’s Port Kembla Steelworks is critical to the economic future of the Illawarra, and a fundamental part of Australia’s industrial infrastructure.
November 11, 2015
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) says a ballot for a new enterprise agreement at BlueScope’s Port Kembla Steelworks is on track to take place on Monday and Tuesday next week.
July 08, 2015
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed by Tony Abbott is set to shut out thousands of Western Sydney workers from construction and infrastructure projects. The AMWU is launching radio ads into Western Sydney today. Click here to hear the ads.
July 01, 2015
160 Forgacs workers who lost their jobs will deliver a message to the Prime Minister as he visits the Hunter today. Read more here.
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