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July 30, 2015

Workshop members stand up to family violence

Workshop members stand up to family violence

Union members at a major machinery assembly depot have voted  up their state’s first family violence leave clause in an automotive workshop.

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July 28, 2015

Shipbuilding pressure builds on Coalition MPs

Shipbuilding pressure builds on Coalition MPs

The success of last week’s National Shipbuilding Day of Action has been immediate with Federal Government MPs eager to meet our members and officials for in-depth talks.

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July 24, 2015

Labor Urged to Stop Dodgy Trade Deals

The AMWU has joined a community and unions rally outside the opening day of ALP National Conference to highlight the destructive impact to Australian jobs of a swathe of free trade deals.

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July 23, 2015

National Day of Action to save shipbuilding

National Day of Action to save shipbuilding

AMWU members are set to converge on the offices of Abbott Government MPs across the nation tomorrow (FRIDAY) in a Day of Action to call on them to save Australia’s shipbuilding industry.

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July 22, 2015

My Istanbul eye-opener

My Istanbul eye-opener

By ANDREW KINLOCH, Printer at News Limited, Adelaide

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July 22, 2015

Orora workers bag extra jobs

Orora workers bag extra jobs

A major paper sack manufacturer in Melbourne is set to expand and hire extra workers after the dedication of AMWU members helped the firm win a new multi-million dollar export contract.

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July 22, 2015

Union wins confidence in Pegasus wrangle

Union wins confidence in Pegasus wrangle

The AMWU will be a stronger union presence at Pegasus after taking the reigns on behalf of 10 employees which the Sydney print firm recently let go with inferior redundancy payments.

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July 22, 2015

Half baked labelling leaves food consumers guessing

Half baked labelling leaves food consumers guessing

New food labelling unveiled by the Federal Government is a step forward but still falls short of giving consumers sufficient product information to be fully confident about where their food comes from. 

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July 16, 2015

Sheeties' vote sets up action

Sheeties' vote sets up action

Strike action is likely to disrupt construction projects across Sydney within days after AMWU sheet metal workers voted overwhelmingly this week to take protected industrial action.

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July 16, 2015

Abbott blows ill-wind on wind jobs

Abbott blows ill-wind on wind jobs

Dismayed workers at a major wind tower maker have hit out at PM Tony Abbott’s latest attack on renewable energy for jeopardising local jobs as the industry gets back on its feet.

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