August 14, 2015
Workers who maintain defence bases in WA and the Northern Territory are set to gain payouts of thousands of dollars after the AMWU and partner unions outpointed industrial giant Spotless in a long running legal battle.
August 12, 2015
AMWU members protested with union comrades outside the main Victorian plant of pharmaceutical giant CSL today for a fair workplace deal in wake of its stunning $1.89 billion profit in the past year.
August 05, 2015
The AMWU has joined asbestos disease victims groups in slamming the shock decision of the NSW Baird Government to axe that state’s Dust Diseases Board.
August 05, 2015
The AMWU has claimed a huge win for it’s community shipbuilding campaign and welcomed Federal Government adopting a continuous build of surface warships over coming decades.
August 04, 2015
AMWU members on the nation’s largest LNG project have begun voting on whether to take industrial action after employers refused to meet workers’ demand for rosters which give a proper work-family balance.
July 31, 2015
A new television ad about the threat to jobs from the China free trade agreement hit screens this week as the union campaign against the deal picked up strength.
July 30, 2015
Union members at a major machinery assembly depot have voted up their state’s first family violence leave clause in an automotive workshop.
July 28, 2015
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.
July 24, 2015
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.
July 23, 2015
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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