The WA government has taken the Australian Nursing Federation to the Industrial Relations Commission in a bid to stop the union from voting on its latest enterprise bargaining agreement offer. Chris Jenkins reports.
The Australia Nursing Federation Western Australia is conducting yet another online poll on an inadequate government pay offer. Chris Jenkins reports.
Plasterboard workers at Knauf returned to work after winning their demands for permanency and a pay rise. Chris Slee reports.
RAFFWU secretary Josh Cullinan has promised more strikes and escalating bans unless Apple agrees to workers’ calls for a fair enterprise agreement. Isaac Nellist reports.
National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Technology Sydney struck for improved pay and better job security for a half day. Jim McIlroy reports.
University of Sydney NTEU members told Jim McIlroy on the picket line that the “big battle” is with a management that wants to “take away long-standing staff rights and entitlements”.
Spirits are high at the Knauf factory picket line as members of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union campaign for a decent enterprise agreement. Chris Slee reports.
CFMEU members employed by giant plasterboard manufacturer Knauf have been picketing the company’s Port Melbourne factory in support of their claim for a pay rise and permanent contacts. Chris Slee reports.
The lack of progress on enterprise agreement negotiations is why workers at Hydro Tasmania are taking strike action the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union said. Kerry Smith reports.
Retail workers at Apple stores across the country have applied to the Fair Work Commission to take industrial action for a fair enterprise agreement. Isaac Nellist reports.
The union movement faces big challenges in ensuring that any changes to bargaining extends workplace rights and protections. Sarah Hathway reports.
Unionists and students have set up picket lines at the University of Sydney in support of their claim for permanency, First Nations employment targets and reasonable workloads. Jim McIlroy reports.
National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney have voted to strike for 48 hours on May 11–12 over work conditions. Georgie Dixon reports.
NSW bus drivers are striking to receive the same pay and conditions for the same work across the network, reports Jim McIlroy .
The Maritime Union of Australia (Victorian Branch) criticises the Svitzer boss for failing to meet workers seeking fair pay, job security and safety at work. Sue Bull reports.
The Rail, Tram and Bus Union described the NSW government’s unilateral shut-down of the Sydney train network on February 21 as “a huge dummy spit”. Jim McIlroy reports.