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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. 

Isaac Nellist reports that workers who took on a bookshop that trades on its 'progressive ideals' but did not want to improve conditions, have forced management to concede.

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.

Support for casual retail workers at a popular bookshop in the Inner West, who are campaigning for a workplace agreement, is growing. Isaac Nellist reports.

The father of a young First Nations man who was involved in a Parklea Correctional Centre roof-top protest against racism has spoken out about conditions in the prison system. Isaac Nellist reports.

Workers at Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre in Marrickville who have been stood down without pay during the lockdown are organising for their rights. Isaac Nellist reports.

The NSW government, not local government, must be forced to remediate a community park near the largest traffic interchange in the southern hemisphere, argues Pip Hinman.

Inner West residents will finally have a say on forced council amalgamation in a non-binding referendum at the local government elections on September 4. Peter Boyle reports.

After three years of tough negotiations, the Maritime Union of Australia won wage rises, domestic violence leave, protections against automation job losses and more, Jim McIlroy reports.

Workers at two council-owned inner west pools have been stood down by private operators without pay during lockdown. Pip Hinman argues this is the ugly consequence of councils contracting out community services.

The fight to save Callan Park, the 61-hectare harbourside parkland often described as the “jewel of the inner west”, has taken a new twist. Rachel Evans reports.

Support for the unemployed and underemployed workers is a critical part of any good health response to the pandemic, writes Isaac Nellist.

The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union has made history by securing ther first Protected Action Ballot Order for a bookshop. Isaac Nellist reports.

Ian Ellis-Jones reports on how the link between Cuba’s world famous adult literacy campaign and First Nations literacy campaigns in Australia were revealed during a screening of the documentary Maestra in Sydney.

UnionsNSW say the state government's decision to abandon its public sector wage cap is an admission of wrongdoing. Jim McIlroy reports.

Activists joined a global week of action urging the United States to lift its blockade on Cuba, reports Rachel Evans.

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