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The Guardian • strike

Issue #1964

“Liberation is within our reach”: Palestine goes on strike

Under Israeli bombardment, Palestinians went on one of the biggest strikes in Palestinian history on 18th May.

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Issue #2020

Our Members Be Unlimited – Sam Wallman

If the trade union movement is to have a future, then it is in today’s youth. There is not a great deal of material written...

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Issue #1965

Divided we beg, together we bargain: wage strikes in US and Australia

Across the Pacific there’s a peculiar phenomenon occurring. As the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, businesses are struggling to hire workers.

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Issue #1984

Toll workers win job security protections and 15% super in new agreement offer

Toll workers have secured job security protections and an industry-first fifteen per cent superannuation offer.

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Issue #2002

A matter of life or death

On 31st March, thousands of nurses and midwives took strike action across NSW, with many walking off the job for 24-hours from 7 AM, over...

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Issue #2020

RTBU’S “rolling” actions highlight broken bargaining system

Workers at Sydney Trains and NSW Trains are taking industrial action throughout August over the Government’s refusal to negotiate in good faith. Health and safety,...

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Issue #1966

UWU General Mills strike – Rooty Hill, NSW

Since 4th June, United Workers Union’ (UWU) workers at the US-owned General Mills (GM) Rooty Hill factory have been on strike.

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Issue #1969

Workers win at General Mills!

On 25th June, United Workers Union (UWU) members at the General Mills (GM) factory in Rooty Hills, Sydney, returned to work after three weeks of strike action.

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Issue #1977

The fight continues

Fifty-five years ago, on 23rd August, 1966, about 200 stockmen and their families walked off the Wave Hill cattle station, owned by British Lord Vestey, in protest at the appalling wages and conditions they were forced to endure.

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Issue #1990

Country Road workers on strike

Workers at the Country Road distribution centre in Truganina, Victoria, are on strike after the company declined a request for a $1 p/hour pay raise in the lead up to the busy Christmas Season.

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Issue #1998

Stronger together, divided we fall!

If it has not already become apparent to the average punter, the Australian working class has been involved in some intense industrial actions across the...

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Issue #2025

Sydney train strike update

Plans to disable the ticket readers at Sydney’s metro train stations are back on the table after the RTBU filed a new application for industrial...

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Issue #2034

Svitzer’s bosses are on strike, not their workers

At a meeting facilitated by Fair Work Commission Vice President Hatcher, Svitzer Towage bosses refused to voluntarily withdraw the lockout threat which looms over 17...

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Issue #2027

Multi-employer bargaining win under threat from ALP sell-out

The Albanese Labor government has committed to introducing multi-employer bargaining following a deal with the Business Council of Australia (BCA) at the Jobs and Skills...

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Issue #1977

Truckies in fight of their lives

Seven thousand Toll drivers are in a battle to save their jobs and working conditions.

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Issue #2034

Pampas workers reject crumby deal

More than fifty pastry and pie makers at Pampas in Melbourne commenced an indefinite stop work on Monday last week in a fight for job...

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Issue #2010

Public sector workers walk off on Perrottet “proposal”

Tens of thousands of public servants walked off the job in a strike defying the Premier’s inaction, posturing, and insulting behaviour. The Public Service Association...

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Issue #1955

McCormick’s picket

Thursday 25th March marked four weeks since workers at McCormick Foods factory went on strike late in February. Workers, with the support of the community, have been operating a 24/7 picket out the front of the factory in Clayton South in Victoria.

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Issue #1979

MUA TAKES ON LOGISTICS GIANT QUBE FOR BETTER WORKING CONDITIONS

Even before COVID-19, working on the ports could be a dangerous business, so when workers for Qube at Fremantle Ports asked their employer to implement health and safety provisions.

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