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December 01, 2020

Construction & Labour Hire December Meeting

Date: Wednesday the 16th Dec 2020 Time: 6:00pm Venue: AMWU, 251 Queensberry Street, Carlton South  

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November 18, 2020

Member Donation: David Andrew Hansen

Dear Comrades, it is with great sadness that we announce that last Tuesday we lost our great friend and unionist 'Hano'.

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November 18, 2020

Member Donation: Paul Springer

MEET PAUL SPRINGER, A LONG TIME MEMBER, A FORMER DELEGATE, STAUNCH ACTIVIST, AND CURRENT STATE COUNCILLOR.

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May 01, 2020

May Day Online 2020

May Day March and Family Day – this will take the form of an on-line conference via the Zoom system. This will begin 12noon sharp on Sunday 3rd of May 2020.

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December 30, 2019

2020; The year of the AMWU

2019 has been a great year for the AMWU, and our members have a lot to be proud of. Your Union has been working tirelessly through the year to ensure you get to go home after work each day with good pay, good conditions, and that you get home safe.

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November 08, 2019

Victorian Branch at the OH&S Conference 2019

Last week, organisers and officials of the AMWU Victorian Branch attended the Victorian Trades Hall annual HSR conferences across the state. The AMWU had over 250 HSRs registered to attend, the highest number of any union in attendance.

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August 15, 2019

Pledge your support to Palestinian Children

The AMWU Victorian Branch abhors violence against children, no matter where they're from. As such, we are supporting a petition calling on the Australian Senate to support the United Nations, United Nation International Children Fund (UNICEF) and the recent report into the violation of the rights of Palestinian minors by Israel’s military courts.

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July 11, 2019

Bradken Resources Fined $650K Over Death of Peter Watson

"We will never forget, but it will be nice to be able to move on and know that justice has been done." David Corben AMWU Organiser.

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July 05, 2019

Longford picket line comes to an end

After a 2 year long running dispute at Esso facilities with Esso Contractor UGL/MTCT, an agreement has been reached between UGL/MTCT and the AWU, AMWU, ETU and members in order to bring an end to the long running dispute. The AMWU are incredibly proud of our members for their determination to see this through, 24 hours a day, seven days a week since this dispute began, enduring all forms of harsh weather, sticking up for what they believed in no matter what challenges arose.

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June 25, 2019

ILO push for global labour standard, zeroing in on violence and harassment

The International Labour Organisation marked its centenary by establishing a new global standard to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

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