Commonwealth Bank wants staff to vote for more wage theft
The unrepentant wage thieves at the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) are set to push ahead with a vote on an enterprise agreement that will further erode the basic entitlements of staff.
Qantas declares war on its frontline workforce
In an aggressive step, Qantas has unilaterally reissued a new Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR) to its ASU 1- 9 and QFIT workforce. In...
Time for a centralised bargaining system
Prior to the adoption of the Accord in 1983 between the Labor government and the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australia had a highly centralised...
Time to break the shackles
Labor’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay bill gives lie to its title. It fails to provide trade unions and the working class with the unfettered right...
Trade union and workers’ rights
Over the decades the rights of trade union delegates and trade union officials have been eroded, making it increasingly difficult for them to represent and...