Electric buses, retrofitting buildings, green aluminium smelters, offshore wind generation and mine rehabilitation are among the job creation ideas being proposed by a new union-environment alliance, reports Steve O'Brien.
Workers & unions
Denied jobs at Wollongong’s steelworks, working-class migrant women refused to accept discrimination. They began a campaign for the right to work that lasted for 14 years. Women of Steel tells their story, writes Kerry Smith.
Contracted by Centrelink, Serco has sacked hundreds of call centre operators in Melbourne, reports Jim McIlroy.
Scott Morrison’s indignation over Australia Post CEO gifting Cartier watches to senior executives was crafted to deflect mounting pressure for a federal integrity commission, writes Jim McIlroy.
Bernard Regan reports that Britain's peak union body adopted a motion at its annual conference, reaffirming its solidarity with the Palestinian people's struggle against Israeli apartheid.
Since Indonesia's parliament secretly signed the Omnibus Job Creation bill into law, more than 100,000 people have protested across the country, writes Wagimanto.
Up to 2000 people marched in support of UnionsWA’s successful call on the Legislative Assembly to pass a new industrial manslaughter law. Alex Salmon reports.
Mental health nurses from the Waratah Mental Health Centre protested the NSW government's effective wage freeze outside their hospital, reports Niko Leka.
Indonesia's new omnibus law facilitates further capital expansion in the manufacturing and natural resources sectors while weakening the position of indigenous communities, farmers and fishers, writes Wagimanto.
Public distrust in political parties and institutions is higher than it has been, yet we are a long way from where we need to be to even begin to challenge capitalism, writes Fred Fuentes. So what will it take to build the movement we need today?