Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union

 

JOIN US

International Workers Memorial Day

Thursday April 28th is International Workers Memorial Day.

It's the day that we remember and mourn for the dead, and fight for the living.

We must continue our fight to ensure that workers health and safety at work are protected.

Every death is preventable. 

Here are three ways you can show your solidarity for International Workers Memorial Day:

1. AT WORK:

Get your workmates together to hold a small event with a minute's silence and discussion of health & safety. You can get your pack by downloading the PDF or asking your AMWU organiser. 

2. IF YOU'RE NOT AT WORK THAT DAY:

Attend an International Workers' Memorial Day Service. 

MELBOURNE METRO 

Trades Hall at 10.30am-11.15am outside 'the rock' on the corner of Lygon & Victoria Streets, Carlton. 

RSVP here. 

GIPPSLAND

Centenary Rose Garden, Commercial Road, Morwell at 11.00am.

For more details and to RSVP visit the Asbestos Council of Victoria's website:

http://gards.org/events/

WODONGA 

Workers Memorial Day 
5 PM Sumsion Gardens, Church St Wodonga
BBQ 5.30pm - In memory of those lost at work. 

Contact: North East Border Trades and Labour Council – Wodonga
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/North-East-Border-Trades-Labour-834790559907811/

3. GET TALKING ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

Putting your boots and/or tools out - be it a chisel, pen or stethoscope - and sharing the message via social media with the hashtag #ToolsDown and #IWMD 

Share on

News

Jan 31, 2020

AMWU SAYS GOODBYE TO DAVE GOODGER

On the 18th of January this year, the AMWU lost one of our long serving...


Dec 13, 2019

AMWU READY TO FIGHT FOR WORKERS' PERSONAL LEAVE IN THE HIGH COURT

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is disappointed but unsurprised by today’s High Court decision...


Oct 01, 2019

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ACT TO CREATE MANUFACTURING JOBS IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is recommending an overhaul of policies to promote manufacturing...

Happening now

  • Tory fighter
  • ABC journalist based in Gippsland. Email: whittaker.jarrod@abc.net.au
  • hysterical personable linearly seeking axiamatic supersymmetrical egalitarianist bitsa with a mathamatically enamoured charitable character. Prefers going Dutch
  • A handy tool for employees and employers to check to check whether they are receiving their full entitlements or meeting their obligations.
  • Trying to figure out this thing called life, one marvellous day at a time🤠
  • Hospitality data expert extraordinaire