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July 21, 2016

WA newspaper deal gives printers certainty

WA newspaper deal gives printers certainty

Print members at The West Australian newspaper have secured a new Enterprise Agreement that protects critical redundancy entitlements while guaranteeing a solid pay rise for four years as the media industry goes through radical change.

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July 21, 2016

Seoul mates rally to free union leaders

Seoul mates rally to free union leaders

AMWU members joined other unionists and the local South Korean community in Sydney this week to protest at unjust prison sentences inflicted on innocent trade union officials.

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July 15, 2016

Asbestos scare on building sites

Asbestos scare on building sites

The AMWU has joined other unions in demanding the Federal Government  properly police building product imports after products containing asbestos were discovered on major building sites in Brisbane and Perth this week.

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July 15, 2016

Union heroes emerge from Revesby blaze

Union heroes emerge from Revesby blaze

Two AMWU members are being hailed as heroes for helping to save two lives and protect their Orora workmates when a massive fireball and gas explosions engulfed a wreckers’ yard opposite their workplace in Sydney. 

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July 15, 2016

Top vote makes Top Cut talk

Top vote makes Top Cut talk

The AMWU has broken through to win the right to bargain for union members at major food processor Top Cut after we succeeded with a majority vote of workers.

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July 14, 2016

Greedy CUB faces long, cold dispute

Greedy CUB faces long, cold dispute

Hundreds of unionists returned to CUB head office today to warn the brewer it has started a long dispute which could wipe out beer supplies beyond the Spring racing carnival unless it reinstates its maintenance workforce on full pay.

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July 13, 2016

Thinking back reduces risk at Qenos

Thinking back reduces risk at Qenos

An AMWU member at industrial materials producer Qenos has been recognised for a common-sense innovation which dramatically reduced the risk of manual handling injuries for his workmates.

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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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