AMWU

AcronymDefinition
AMWUAustralian Manufacturing Workers Union
AMWUAmalgamated Metal Workers Union (Australia)
AMWUAfrican Mine Workers' Union
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For example the vehicle division of the AMWU proactively pursued government intervention in the failing Australian automotive industry to limit job losses, and engaged with concession bargaining with automotive employers during the fallout of the global financial crisis (Wright and Lansbury, 2014).
Fourteen contributions chronicle the history of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) from its origins in 1852 as a branch of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, through the amalgamation with other metal industry unions, to the present.
Table 2: Union Campaigns Showcased at 2012 Congress(28) CPSU, public service MUA, Chevron * NUW, poultry workers NTEU, Indigenous employment * United Voice, childcare workers * AUE, public school funding * AWU, Rio Tinto Bell Bay * CPSA, equal pay * TCFUA, outworkers ANF (Vic), nursing rates AIEU, teachers * NSWNA, nurse: patient ratio * TWU, safe rates in trucking QCU, rights' charter * FSU and ASU, offshoring * Unions NSW, local union councils * AMWU, local manufacturing TWU, safe skies CFMEU, mining * * Videos shown Presentations generally involved a senior official, such as the federal secretary, sometimes joined by another official or delegate.
The Metal Trades Federation of Unions (MTFU) (led by what is now the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union or AMWU) put forward a Policy for Industry Development and More Jobs (MTFU 1984), which referred to the industry policy exemplars of the day--Japan and the Asian Tigers.
"The Fair Work Australia proceedings today, which were brought by the AMWU, have delayed scheduled discussions which should have occurred earlier this week," the statement read.
AMWU National Secretary, Dave Oliver, said doing nothing about climate change would guarantee job losses, and the union fully supported the government's move to put a price on carbon.
The argument that environmental challenges are an opportunity for labour unions and its members is encouraged by the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) and outlined in its report Making our future: Just Transitions for climate change mitigation (2008).
For example, the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) and The Australian Workers' Union (AWU) have agreed to jointly promote Australian manufacturing industry: the Manufacturing Alliance.
Stressed and sometimes irretrievably fractured family relations and degrees of withdrawal from society reflect this psychological decline (AMWU 2006:7).
This was followed by a panel on job security, with contributions from Dave Oliver, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU); Michele O'Neil, Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA); Paul Howes, Australian Workers Union (AWU); Tony Maher, Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU); Linda White, Australian Services Union (ASU); and Leon Carter, Finance Sector Union (FSU).
Australian Manufacturing Workers Union National Secretary Doug Cameron told The Australian that the union does not want the airline "treated as a plaything by merchant bankers and cashed-up equity consortiums." He told ABC News that AMWU is "calling on [Prime Minister] John Howard to say quite clearly that the jobs should stay in Australia because we depend on Qantas for our transport, for our defense and in case of emergency when Australians are in trouble overseas." Nov 23, 2006
These proceedings featured an application made by the Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union (AMWU) concerning process workers and packers employed at HPM Industries, a Sydney based electrical component manufacturer.