A community picket in support of CEPU (Communications, Electrical and Postal Union) shop steward Peter Vining continued this week at the Fitzroy Delivery Centre in Melbourne. Advertisements
Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) joined an estimated 8000 fellow waterside workers from across Europe yesterday at a mass demonstration in Strausbourg, France. The demonstration was organised to protest against the Ports Directive Bill outside the European Parliament.
Construction workers formed a guard of honour at a funeral yesterday to farewell their comrade Paul Hughes. Paul, 41 from Blacktown, tragically died last Thursday when he fell more than 30 metres from the top floor of an Energy Australia substation at the corner of Sussex and Erskine streets in Sydney.
Over 40 migrant workers are fighting to retain their current wages and conditions at New Wave Leathers in Melbourne’s western suburb of Laverton. The process workers, all members of the National Union of Workers (NUW), took protected action on December 14 after talks with management broke down.