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1. You earn more money
It's a fact that union members earn between 15-25% more than non union workers.
2. Your workplace is safer
Statistics support that you're less likely to suffer from injury working in an AMWU workplace.
3. You know your rights
AMWU members are always ahead of the game because they know their rights.
4. You"ll never stand alone
If you join the AMWU, you will be one of 130,000 plus workers o\ver a range of industries.
5. You have more say
The AMWU stands up for what matters to you in your working life.
6. In sickness and in health
If you're injured at work, we are there to help you with your medical and legal needs.
7. You get respect
No worker should be bullied or harassed. You deserve respect and the AMWU makes sure you get it.
8. We fight for your rights
Superannuation, paid maternity leave, more apprenticeships, shorter working hours, securing your entitlements, protecting your future, unfair dismissals, keeping jobs in Australia ..... the list goes on. The AMWU is at the forefront of these campaigns.
9. You improve your advantage
Employers have their own organisations to advance their interests. The best way to protect yourself and advance your interests is to join the AMWU.
10. You get it back in tax
Your union fees buy you all of that and they're tax deductible.