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May 21, 2015

Fair Go Long Overdue on Overtime

Fair Go Long Overdue on Overtime

Do you wonder whether those extra overtime hours the boss pressured you to work were really worth it?  Well, this week the union kicked off a legal campaign for better overtime conditions.

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May 20, 2015

Bipartisan betrayal of FIFO workers

Bipartisan betrayal of FIFO workers

The AMWU is extremely concerned about the impact on Fly In – Fly Out workers from Labor’s support of the Abbott Government move to change the Zone Tax Offset.

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May 19, 2015

Delegates on track for building trains here

Delegates on track for building trains here

Rail delegates from NSW and Queensland are on track for a national campaign to maximise manufacturing and maintenance jobs after a key meeting this week.

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May 18, 2015

Qld members solid against Aurizon bullying

Qld members solid against Aurizon bullying

Queensland members at rail giant Aurizon are staying strong as the AMWU fights back against the potential loss of workplace conditions due to a Fair Work Commission decision to terminate their enterprise agreements rights.

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May 15, 2015

United Nations falls short on asbestos

United Nations falls short on asbestos

The AMWU has played a proud part in fighting the scourge of deadly chrysotile asbestos in a global union and community campaign this week at the United Nations in Switzerland.

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May 15, 2015

Ship jobs lost as opportunity sinks

Ship jobs lost as opportunity sinks

Despite hopes, the Abbott Government’s Budget gave nothing to defence shipbuilding

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May 15, 2015

Budget fix fails nation's future

Budget fix fails nation's future

This year’s Federal Budget is a short-term political fix that does nothing to assist the industries that are the prime drivers of jobs growth and innovation.

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May 15, 2015

$2 billion bonanza for rail

$2 billion bonanza for rail

AMWU members are celebrating after our campaign in the lead up to the Victorian election paid off with $2 billion allocated for the rail industry in the recent State Budget.  

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May 03, 2015

Asbestos culprits face global shaming

Asbestos culprits face global shaming

The AMWU is set to take a leading union role in a global campaign over coming weeks to put an end to the trade in deadly white asbestos.

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May 03, 2015

Mechanics win crowning deal

Mechanics win crowning deal

Mobile members who spend busy days criss-crossing Sydney to do repairs have given themselves a lift by getting a better deal at work.

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