Workers Issues in Australia & the Pacific
By Tom Peters, November 10, 2012
The disaster was the outcome of the decades-long assault on the jobs, conditions and rights of workers aimed at boosting “international competitiveness.”
By Terry Cook, Joe Lopez, October 24, 2012
The unsafe conditions on the waterfront are the legacy of decades of union betrayals.
By Terry Cook, Peter Symonds, September 29, 2012
The agendas of the CFMEU and the Grocon construction company are fundamentally opposed to the interests of building workers.
September 8, 2012
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
By Terry Cook, Mike Head, September 5, 2012
The union’s proposal has only encouraged Grocon to step up its legal actions against the blockade and spearhead a broader attack on workers’ conditions.
By Terry Cook, September 1, 2012
About 100 police officers, some dressed in riot gear, massed at the Melbourne site from 3 a.m. Friday to “take control”.
By Patrick O’Connor, July 25, 2012
After deliberately isolating the workers, the NUW rammed through a regressive enterprise agreement that meets none of the workers’ central demands.
By our reporters, July 11, 2012
At a Coles national distribution centre in Melbourne, 600 striking workers are enforcing a 24-hour picket, blocking trucks entering the facility.
By Zac Hambdies, June 14, 2012
The protest was a cynical attempt to divert the popular opposition to New South Wales government attacks on workers’ compensation and its austerity measures.
By our reporters, June 8, 2012
Angered by the state government’s regressive demands, record numbers of teachers stopped work yesterday.
June 2, 2012
Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia
By Terry Cook, March 22, 2012
The Gillard government with Maritime Union of Australia backing has stepped in to effectively shut down industrial action by Asciano workers.