Jim McIlroy

NSW CFMEU officials have rejected police allegations that they received illegal payments from a building construction company. Jim McIlroy reports.

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has rebuffed South Korean mining company KEPCO’s bid to get its coalmine project going in the fertile Bylong Valley. Jim McIlroy reports.

Workers at StarTrack, which is owned by Australia Post, have voted to take strike action in a bid to guarantee job security. Jim McIlroy reports.

Frozen food workers in Smithton, Tasmania, have forced McCain to an in-principle agreement for a pay rise, Jim McIlroy reports.

Wangan and Jagalingou representative Adrian Burragubba told an online rally that the Queensland government has refused to meet with First Nations elders. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission cartel case against the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union ACT and secretary Jason O’Mara has collapsed. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jim McIlroy reports on a week of actions against the proposed Kurri Kurri gas plant.

Jim McIlroy argues that the lesson of Saigon in 1975 and Kabul in 2021 is that imperialist invasion and domination lead to disaster. 

Corporations are putting profits above the health and safety of the workers, a union forum has been told. Jim McIlroy reports.

Recently-released former secret United States embassy cables reinforce the long-held view that once prominent union leader and former Prime Minister Bob Hawke was also an informant for the United States government and the Central Intelligence Agency. Jim McIlroy reports.

Aviation workers at Qantas are missing out on a wage subsidy despite the company receiving billions in federal funds, reports Jim McIlroy.

The Federal Court has ruled that Qantas unfairly sacked and outsourced thousands of baggage handlers, ramp workers and cabin cleaners late last year, using the pandemic as the excuse. Jim McIlroy reports.

Two hundred frontline workers at Westmead Hospital had to take industrial action before management agreed to supply them with personal protective equipment. Jim McIlroy reports. 

A key focus of The Greens' campaign in the City of Sydney local government elections is council investment in affordable and public housing. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Transport Workers Union is pushing for strike action after talks broke down with Toll, which wants to impose a new workplace agreement that slashes conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jim McIlroy reviews Behind the Cold War on China, an important contribution to the current debate about China today.

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