January 21, 2015
Members at Simplot in Tasmania and NSW have endorsed a new enterprise agreement which secures their conditions and maintains a single agreement across all company sites.
November 05, 2014
Fly-In, Fly-Out workers suffering from mental health conditions are sometimes failing to take prescribed medication for fear of losing their jobs, the AMWU revealed to a Parliamentary Inquiry this week.
October 31, 2014
The AMWU has won the support of crossbench Senators to stop the Abbott Government slashing the FEGS scheme.
October 14, 2014
The Abbott Government’s case for sending the building of our navy warships offshore has been blown out of the water by damning expert evidence at Senate Committee hearings in three states.
October 09, 2014
Members at Simplot are being advised to ignore the company’s scaremongering as “not worth a hill of beans” as they continue their campaign to get a fair deal and secure jobs in both NSW and Tasmania.
September 26, 2014
AMWU members whose expertise keeps food fresh and presentable in your local supermarket have stood firm against distasteful tactics from a new American employer.
September 25, 2014
Although not passed through the Senate yet, the Korean-Australian Free Trade Agreement, known as KAFTA, is poised to be green lighted and this is real cause for concern for Australian jobs and industry.
September 11, 2014
More than 1500 workers walked off the job on Tuesday at ASC in Adelaide to attend a mass meeting on the future of their jobs and the Australian shipbuilding industry. They were joined by AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian and Labor Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
September 10, 2014
Union member Kanwar Sandhu is among 194 new apprentices pressing ahead into a hi-tech future as the AMWU-backed Future Print training program continues to exceed its targets.
September 09, 2014
Job creation under Victoria’s Napthine Government looks to have suffered another blow with a local Ballarat train manufacturer cut out of the tender for 25 of the state’s new passenger trains.
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