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December 10, 2021

MATES IN MANUFACTURING PROGRAM TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICDE

A successful union and industry-backed program designed to support workers’ mental health and prevent suicide will be expanded to the manufacturing sector, providing evidence-based assistance for those in need.

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October 28, 2021

MORRISON GOVT SECRETLY DUMPS WA SHIP BUILD

It’s been revealed the Federal Government are dumping another ship build in Western Australia - a decision it made in secret, behind closed doors. 

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October 21, 2021

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST URGENTLY INCREASE INCOME SUPPORT FOR UNEMPLOYED WORKERS

The federal government’s decision to end Covid-19 Disaster payments after states reach the 80% vaccination target will cause real harm, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union NSW & ACT (AMWU) says.

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October 21, 2021

TRAIN BUILD MAJOR WIN FOR QLD WORKERS

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union are celebrating the announcement 65 new trains will be built at a new train manufacturing facility at Torbanlea, 25 kilometres north-west of Maryborough creating up to 800 new jobs and securing thousands more jobs across regional supply chains in Queensland.

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October 13, 2021

WORKERS COULD BE LEFT MORE EXPOSED TO DEADLY WELDING FUMES

A proposal to abolish a workplace exposure standard (WES) for welding fumes will leave workers at greater risk of exposure to the unknown deadly cocktail of welding fumes.

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October 07, 2021

CADBURY REFUSES SECURE JOBS FOR WORKERS

Cadbury workers at Ringwood will take 24-hour strike action again this Friday in their call for secure jobs, better pay and improved conditions. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) say nearly 300 Cadbury workers at one Cadbury site in Melbourne will take strike action again after the company continues to refuse to covert workers to permanent roles (some for as long as ten years).

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September 16, 2021

NEW SUBMARINE DEAL RAISES CRITICAL QUESTIONS

The tripartite nuclear-powered submarine deal raises critical questions for Australia’s shipbuilding industry, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) say.

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September 16, 2021

CADBURY NOT SO SWEET TO ITS WORKERS

Cadbury workers across two sites in Melbourne will take strike action in a call for secure jobs, and better pay and conditions.

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September 13, 2021

CASUALS DECISION ENTRENCHES INSECURE WORK

Workers across the manufacturing industry – food, print, vehicle, manufacturing, and construction - will now have to wait at least a year to convert from casual employment to permanent work after a Fair Work Commission decision.

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September 02, 2021

TASSIE MCCAIN WORKERS WIN DEAL

Essential food workers at McCain in Smithton Tasmania have reached an in-principle deal which will bring their wages and conditions in line with McCain workers on the mainland.

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