“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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Truckies in fight of their lives
Seven thousand Toll drivers are in a battle to save their jobs and working conditions.
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...
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...
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.
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.