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July 07, 2016

Collie, CUB workers bite back at twin city rallies

Collie, CUB workers bite back at twin city rallies

AMWU members have stood up to corporate attacks with twin protests on both sides of the nation, just days after the voter backlash against the Turnbull Government’s disregard of working people.

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July 07, 2016

Weekly rally to pour shame on brewer

Weekly rally to pour shame on brewer

The union movement is swinging behind 54 sacked brewery maintenance workers who have held the first of our weekly protests outside CUB’s Melbourne corporate headquarters.

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July 07, 2016

We help voters put jobs first, Libs last

We help voters put jobs first, Libs last

AMWU shipbuilder Glen Dallimore has sunk the Liberal Party for the first time in one of its South Australian strongholds as our union played a major part nationally in the election revolt against the Turnbull Government.

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July 07, 2016

Auto techs tune up in Geelong

Auto techs tune up in Geelong

Our AutoWorkers Australia campaign to help auto technicians improve their work conditions and career prospects pulled up in the car city of Geelong recently for a relaxed evening of networking and info sharing. 

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July 01, 2016

 Marathon election leaves a clear choice

Marathon election leaves a clear choice

EDITORIAL by Paul Bastian: Tomorrow’s federal election provides manufacturing workers with the clearest choice in many years.

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June 23, 2016

New skills, apprenticeships get top priority

New skills, apprenticeships get top priority

The AMWU has welcomed Labor’s comprehensive skills and training strategy to boost apprentice recruitment and encourage employers to take on workers most affected by the shake-up to manufacturing industry.

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June 23, 2016

Dry argument as CUB sacks expert fitters

Dry argument as CUB sacks expert fitters

Maintenance workers at CUB’s main brewery in Melbourne are protesting at the company terminating their jobs then expecting them to sign up again with a 65 per cent pay cut.

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June 23, 2016

Members support national rail plan

Members support national rail plan

AMWU members have endorsed Labor’s new national rail initiative which aims for the first time to properly co-ordinate train purchases between the states to boost Australian manufacturing.

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June 23, 2016

Union supports leg-up for food firms

Union supports leg-up for food firms

The AMWU has welcomed an election proposal for a $54 million federal program to grow jobs by injecting essential investment into Australia’s food and advanced materials' manufacturing.

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June 10, 2016

Bitzer bitten as workers win epic strike

Bitzer bitten as workers win epic strike

AMWU members at Bitzer have gone back to work in triumph after a nine-week  strike at the refrigeration firm ended with them winning a vastly improved deal while killing off harsh company demands.

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