Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union




December 06, 2018

My Health Record Update.

An important update on the My Health Record legislation. 

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September 28, 2018

Union response to job losses at Cadbury

28 September 2018  AMWU TASMANIA SECRETARY JOHN SHORT WILL HOLD A MEDIA CONFERENCE ON THE JOB LOSSES AT CADBURY.WHEN: 11.30am, FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2018WHERE: OUTSIDE CADBURY’S FACTORY, 100 CADBURY RD, CLAREMONT, TASMANIA. Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) members at Cadbury are disappointed the company has decided to make more than 10 per cent of the workforce redundant.

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September 17, 2018

AMWU demands apprenticeship quotas to stop the collapse in female apprenticeship numbers

17 September 2018: The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union will lead a delegation of female apprentices to Canberra today to meet with MPs about the exodus of women out of the trade-based apprenticeships.

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September 17, 2018


Read the AMWU obituary of the great Laurie Carmichael as penned by AMWU National President, Andrew Dettmer. 

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September 13, 2018

AMWU Statement on Labor's position on the TPP

“It beggars belief that the Labor caucus would sign off on ratifying the TTP given it’s against the party’s own policy,” said AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian.  

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August 24, 2018

TPP Bill Threatens Jobs

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) is urging MPs to reject current moves to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership into law.

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August 22, 2018

Workers at SPC welcome future expansion

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) will begin working with SPC Ardmona as the company undertakes a review of its manufacturing operations at Shepparton, Victoria.

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August 20, 2018

Vale Laurie Carmichael

Vale Laurie Carmichael

We are saddened by the passing of Australian union hero and former AMWU and ACTU official, Laurie Carmichael, on Saturday 18 August 2018.

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July 18, 2018

Fairfax Media and News Corp Australia Printing Arrangements

Fairfax Media has written to the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) today about new arrangements which will result in the company sharing printing presses with News Corp Australia.  Rumours about such arrangements have been circulating for some time but the decision this morning came as a shock. 

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July 10, 2018

Listeria Outbreak shows the importance of Country of Origin Labelling

In the same week that Country of Origin labelling becomes mandatory, an outbreak of listeria in imported frozen vegetables shows the importance of buying local Australian products.

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