Health workers win pay rise By Kim Linden MELBOURNE — Victorian health workers have won a pay rise after two weeks of industrial action. The deal includes a 5% wage rise backdated to July 1, a further 1% to be paid from
Mt Isa enterprise deal By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Workers at the MIM Mt Isa mine voted overwhelmingly to accept a new enterprise deal on August 10, ending a nine-month dispute which involved strikes, bans and a major lockout.
Garner lashes back By Kath Gelber @column = It is the best thing that ever happened to her career. Plucked from relative intellectual obscurity, Helen Garner has become a darling of establishment circles. Invited to speak on
The following messages from the French peace movement and the peak trade union body, the Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT), were given to Australian participants at the commemorations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Democrats and the New Right @letter = Pip Hinman's article on the sorry state of the Australian Democrats (GLW #197) was indeed accurate. Last week, before seeing the issue of Green Left, I severed my association with the Party. This
A personal account by Nunu Santos The famous November 12, 1991, demonstration at the Santa Cruz cemetery in Dili informed the whole world that the young people of East Timor are committed to winning independence. The massacre that day also
By Norm Dixon Labor leaders are falling over themselves to reassure the rulers of France that, while they may not like their nuclear tests, their right to control the territories of Tahiti, Kanaky and Wallis and Futuna is not being
Harbury sues CIA US lawyer Jennifer Harbury filed suit on July 31 against the US Central Intelligence Agency for failing to respond to her repeated requests for information about her husband, guerilla leader Efrain Bamaca Velasquez,
Carr's promises not being met By Karen Fletcher In the midst of a close election campaign earlier this year, Bob Carr promised to cut hospital waiting lists in half within one year, immediately abolish toll charges on two
By Jonathan Strauss PERTH — Since the election of the Court government in WA in March 1993, workers' rights have been under constant attack. The introduction of individual work contracts, job cuts in the more highly unionised public


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