More than 300 fitters and electricians are on strike at Toyota’s Altona plant in Melbourne. The strike began on Wednesday in defence of an AMWU shop steward and was quickly deemed ‘unauthorised action’ by the Industrial Relations Commission. Union officials have been injuncted off the picket but the workers have been joined by many members […]
Workers win pay parity across all threes sites! The dispute involving the 500 locked out distribution workers in New Zealand has been resolved. Union members in Auckland, Palmerston North and Christchurch have ratified the terms of settlement with Progressive Enterprises who are owned by Woolworths Australia.
A successful action was held in the Melbourne CBD yesterday in solidarity with the 500+ locked out distribution workers in New Zealand. The workers are employed by a company called Progressive Enterprises which is owned by Woolworths Australia.
Thousands of workers farewelled trade union leader John Cummins (Cummo) yesterday, at a service at the historic Regent Theatre in Collins Street Melbourne.