Employee Associations

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union represents workers in all areas of manufacturing around Australia and aims to ensure members receive fair pay and working conditions.  The AMWU offers a range of services and benefits to members, including advocacy.  The union acts as the voice for workers in dealings with government, industry and employers.

 

The Australian Workers Union (AWU)

The Australian Workers Union (AWU) is Australia’s largest and oldest blue-collar trade union representing more than 100,000 working men and women.  Formed in 1886, the AWU strives to be the best provider of employee representation in Australia.  From its beginnings representing shearers and miners, the union has grown to be Australia’s most diverse, now representing workers across many industry sectors including manufacturing and construction.

 

The Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (Plumbing Division)

The Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (CEPU) is a trade union representing the interests of workers in these industry sectors.  The CEPU provides industrial representation, protection from unfair work practices and injury coverage to and from work.  The Plumbing Division is a member of the CPSISC Board.

 

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU)

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is Australia’s main trade union for workers in the building and construction industry.  The CFMEU has offices in all capital cities and in many major regional centres.  The union has over 100,000 members across Australia.

 

United Voice (formerly Liquor, Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union)

United Voice (formerly Liquor, Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union) is an organisation of over 120,000 Australian workers.  The union is known for the diversity of its members (across race, gender and age) and advocacy in local communities, at the national level and in partnership with leading unions overseas.