Jim McIlroy

Workers locked out of Coles’ Smeaton Grange warehouse in Western Sydney are campaigning strongly for a “no” vote on the company’s non-union agreement, reports Jim McIlroy.

Protesters want HSBC to use its influence over the State Bank of India to walk away from funding Adani, reports Jim McIlroy.

Several hundred Coles workers and supporters marched through Sydney's streets, calling on the public to boycott Coles this Christmas. Jim McIlroy reports.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is facing increasing pressure, externally and internally, over her links to alleged corruption and her brazen normalisation of pork barrelling, writes Jim McIlroy.

Unionists and supporters took action outside a temporary warehouse in Prospect to protest the supermarket giant Coles' lock-out of 350 workers. Jim McIlroy reports.

What started as a 24-hour strike for a fair redundancy package has become indefinite industrial action by workers at Coles’ Smeaton Grange depot, reports Jim McIlroy.

Jim McIlroy reports that the Transport Workers Union has warned Qantas on its latest job cuts, saying it will “hurt the airline deeply”.

John Shipton, the father of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has called on the federal government to follow its own rules, reports Jim McIlroy.

Stop Adani protesters took their anti-coal message directly to the first international one-day match of the cricket season, reports Coral Wynter and Jim McIlroy.

Vigil for delivery riders

The deaths of five food delivery riders in just two months prompted unions organise a vigil outside the Sydney HQ of Uber Eats, reports Jim McIlroy.

The federal government’s war on unions continues with the Australian Federal Police raid on CFMEU offices and official's homes in Sydney. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jim McIlroy reviews Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists, which brings together 100 short biographies of militants from the original Communist Party of Australia (CPA).

The NSW budget claims to be about job creation but entrenches cuts to public sector workers' pay while handing windfalls to private corporations, writes Jim McIlroy.

Union protest

Jim McIlroy reports that nurses, teachers and other public sector workers protested the NSW Coalition government's effective wage cut imposed on COVID-19 frontline workers.

The Australian Financial Review Rich List 2020 reveals that the pandemic and associated economic crisis hasn’t impacted the 1%. Jim McIlroy reports.

The NSW Liberal government is feeling the political heat after thousands of protest emails protesting a bill that could make koalas extinct in the state crashed the parliamentary server, reports Jim McIlroy.

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