Unionists and health and safety representatives, as well as family and friends, mourned workers who have been killed, disabled, or physically or mentally injured at work on International Workers Memorial Day. Chloe DS reports.
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A delegation of unionists travelled to the Pilliga forest, in Northern NSW, in solidarity with the Gomeroi people resisting Santos' Narrabri coal seam gas mining operation. Jim McIlroy reports.
Thousands of childcare workers walked out across the country as part of their campaign for better pay and conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.
Early childcare workers are going on strike for better pay and urgent action on staff shortages, reports Jacob Andrewartha.
United Workers Union members across seven Toll Group distribution centres accepted a new offer from Toll. Jim McIlroy reports.
Despite the NSW government’s admission that essential workplaces are key sites of COVID-19 transmission, it has done little to address workers’ concerns. Isaac Nellist spoke to a packer at Woolworths.
Despite the NSW government acknowledging that workplaces are critical sites of COVID-19 transmission, many essential workers say little has been done to protect them. Fred Fuentes reports.
Corporations are putting profits above the health and safety of the workers, a union forum has been told. Jim McIlroy reports.
The federal goverrment's Disaster Payment, now revised, is still not enough for many. Isaac Nellist reports on this and the campaign to raise JobSeeker.
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.
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.
After three weeks on strike, General Mills workers have endorsed a deal that includes a wage rise and in which all their conditions are maintained, reports Jim McIlroy.
Workers at General Mills, one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the world, have started an indefinite strike for a fair pay rise and secure work. Jim McIlroy reports.
After almost six weeks on strike, United Workers Union members at McCormick have accepted a new offer from the company, which includes retaining all conditions and a pay rise. Mary Merkenich 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.