Federation of Industrial Manufacturing and Engineering Employees

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Federation of Industrial Manufacturing and Engineering Employees

Parallel form(s) of name

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Description area

Dates of existence

1991 - 1993


The Federation of Industrial Manufacturing and Engineering Employees was formed in 1991 as an amalgamation of the Australasian Society of Engineers and the Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia. In September 1992 the Australian Glass Workers' Union also amalgamated and in November 1992 the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners of Australia, the Australian Rope and Cordage Workers' Union and the Australian Brushmakers' Union. In 1993 the union then amalgamated with the Australian Workers' Union with the official title the AWU-FIME Amalgamated Union, commonly referred to as the Australian Workers' Union.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for engineers, ironworkers, glass workers, carpenters, factory workers

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

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Control area

Authority record identifier

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 11 October 2012




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