Category: Manufacturing Jobs

A virus drives a pivot to manufacturing!

A virus drives a pivot to manufacturing!

For 42 years the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, manufacturing workers, and the majority of Australians with common sense, have been saying that it is not rational to use Australia’s mining resources to diminish the role of manufacturing in our society. In the main their rational thinking and proposals (in the case of the AMWU, see…

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Just transition and green new deals – “Plan B AAA-Rated”: workers taking charge

Just transition and green new deals – “Plan B AAA-Rated”: workers taking charge

The Australian school students strike on September 20 put forward 3 general demands for climate justice, that they have repeated since: “But words aren’t enough to stop the devastating impact of climate change. Which is why we need movements. To keep on pushing for real action on our demands: No new coal, oil or gas projects, including…

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Kimberley Clark’s closure of Huggies in south west SYDNEY can be reversed: from April to May 1st could be the first stage.

Kimberley Clark’s closure of Huggies in south west SYDNEY can be reversed: from April to May 1st could be the first stage.

Global unions IndustriALL and UNI, are holding a day of action on 11 April against Kimberly-Clark’s restructuring plans and the company’s contempt for unions and workers around the world.  — Read on http://www.industriall-union.org/unions-stage-global-protest-against-kimberly-clark This is about the closure of Huggies, a healthy manufacturing shop in south west SYDNEY, owned by the global corporation Kimberly Clark.…

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