Apple workers struck for 24 hours, taking the next step in their unprecedented national industrial action campaign for a better agreement. Isaac Nellist reports.
Apple workers took action as part of nationwide industrial action by the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union. Tyrus Maxwell and Theodore Catt report.
Early childcare workers are going on strike for better pay and urgent action on staff shortages, reports Jacob Andrewartha.
Staff and students picketed the University of Sydney in their fourth strike day this year in support of a fair enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
New South Wales public and Catholic school teachers will stage a historic joint 24–hour strike on June 30 over pay, staff shortages and a mounting workload. Jim McIlroy reports.
Workers at McCormick Foods Australia have walked out after their demands for improved working conditions and a pay rise were ignored. Sue Bolton reports.
Big Mac sauce and Aeroplane Jelly are off the menu for now while the workers who make them are denied a pay rise. Kerry Smith reports.
Colombia’s national teachers’ strike marked three weeks on June 1 as tens of thousands of education workers continue to pressure the government to respond to their demands for better working conditions, higher salaries and more investment in public education.
In the latest mass protest, about 300,000 teachers took to the streets on May 31 to call attention to education issues in major cities across the country, including Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Bucaramanga and Barranquilla.
A rebellion has been raging in Buenaventura - Colombia’s largest port city - since May 16, when residents decided to embark on massive anti-government marches to demand an end to chronic state neglect and abandonment, corruption, crime and armed conflict.
The government’s inability to attend to protesters’ demands has only spurred an escalation of protests that has not shown signs of calming, even though the mayor’s office issued a decree declaring a curfew and a ban on public demonstrations.