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January 18, 2016

Big wins over ResMed bring agreement closer

Big wins over ResMed bring agreement closer

AMWU members at high-tech manufacturer ResMed were smiling this week when the Fair Work Commission confirmed their right to union representation  in brokering a collective agreement - which they are determined to gain.

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January 15, 2016

Workers driven into lethal fire zone by Alcoa

Workers driven into lethal fire zone by Alcoa

Workers at Alcoa’s Wagerup aluminium refinery south of Perth believe the company put their lives at risk by sending them to work at the site when the area was still ablaze during WA’s fire crisis last week.

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January 14, 2016

WA fire appeal to help those who've lost all

WA fire appeal to help those who've lost all

The AMWU has instigated an urgent appeal to assist the West Australian communities where some union members have lost homes and property in last week’s devastating bushfires south of Perth.

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January 13, 2016

Unions demand answers on Alcoa's MV Portland raid

Unions demand answers on Alcoa's MV Portland raid

The AMWU is supporting union calls for the Turnbull Government to reveal exactly what they did to assist Alcoa’s dramatic raid which evicted the crew of the MV Portland from this ship this morning.

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December 16, 2015

Inquiry endorses AMWU fix to transform industry

Inquiry endorses AMWU fix to transform industry

The end of car production should not mean an end to a growing auto industry if the Federal Government helps it become export-oriented and to embrace emerging vehicle technologies.

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December 11, 2015

Promising re-set on innovation misses opportunities

Promising re-set on innovation misses opportunities

The AMWU has welcomed the fresh focus on innovation by both sides of politics but warned that neither goes far enough to help re-generate the majority of firms employing our members.

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December 10, 2015

Season's Greetings to all of our members!

Season's Greetings to all of our members!

AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian sums up 2015 and looks to the year ahead.

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December 10, 2015

Rail members' spirit of giving

Rail members' spirit of giving

AMWU members at train manufacturer Alstom are getting into the seasonal spirit during a quiet period between contracts by devoting their skills to repairing Ballarat community assets including schools and hostels.

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December 10, 2015

Allwater under the pump over time off

Allwater under the pump over time off

Workers who keep Adelaide’s water drinkable have taken action against Allwater’s efforts to turn off the tap on their annual leave rights and other precious family time.

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December 10, 2015

Super win a gift for member's savings

Super win a gift for member's savings

The AMWU has helped stop the Turnbull Government handing more power over superannuation to the big banks - a win for our members who want to maximize their savings for retirement.

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