July 05, 2016
Collie community and union members will rally outside the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on St George’s Terrace tomorrow morning at 9am, as the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) appeals the decision to cancel the Griffin Coal Maintenance Enterprise Agreement and resulting 43% pay cut.
July 05, 2016
The AMWU has again supported community celebrations in Midland for NAIDOC Week, Australia’s national week-long celebration of our First Australians.
June 23, 2016
In response to a decision handed down by the Fair Work Commission on 9 June, that will see 70 maintenance workers at the Griffin coal mine in Collie cop a massive 43% pay cut, the AMWU has requested a stay on the Commissioner’s Order while it appeals the decision.
June 17, 2016
Australian Council of Trade Unions President Ged Kearney was in Perth in the lead up to the Federal election, visiting our 180 members at Komatsu to speak about the importance of working people using our votes to fight back against the Liberal government’s anti-worker agenda.
April 05, 2016
Thousands of Australian workers in the offshore construction industry could lose up to four years of hard-earned long service leave entitlements after a recent WA Industrial Relations Commission case exposed a technicality in the governing legislation, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union said today.
March 24, 2016
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has welcomed the WA National Party’s decision to side with WA Labor in Parliament to block Liberal Premier Colin Barnett’s fire sale of Fremantle Port.
March 23, 2016
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has laid the breakdown of the Browse project squarely at the feet of failed Premier Colin Barnett and his dysfunctional WA Liberal government.
March 11, 2016
Local shipbuilding workers are calling on the Federal Government to support the Western Australian shipbuilding sector, and are rallying tomorrow (12th March 2016) outside the office of Julie Bishop, the Minister Foreign Affairs, to demand a local build for the next generation of Australian Navy submarines and surface vessels.
December 22, 2015
Midland has always been an important place for our union, and this year we were proud to once again be part of giving something back to the community through the annual Swan Aboriginal Community Christmas Party. The AMWU has once again assisted in providing meals and presents for 300 of the East metro area’s most disadvantaged people. There were also rides, games, music, singing and dancing and of course a visit from Santa himself.
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