BY LARA PULLIN CANBERRA — On July 14, the conflict between police and protesters at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy site turned violent. A police car ran into indigenous custodian Daryl Bloomfield, knocking him onto its bonnet in full view of TV
BY ALEX BAINBRIDGE HOBART — After months of union and community pressure, tin mining company Renison Bell, located on Tasmania's west coast, finally agreed on July 12 to conduct an assessment of the risks associated with its 56-hour weekly work
By Stephen Marks Workers at a maquiladora (foreign-owned assembly plant) in Nicaragua's Las Mercedes Free Trade Zone have defeated an attempt to break their union after a year-long struggle. On May 10, as the result of a court order, the


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