Pressure mounts on 7-Eleven

It is clear that UNITE’s campaign to organise 7-Eleven workers in Victoria is starting to have some effect. Today the Workplace Ombudsman announced plans to send ‘know your rights’ brochures to thousands of international students at universities and TAFE colleges throughout the country.

Young workers need fighting unions

UNITE, the fighting union for fast food and retail workers in Victoria, has been making waves recently by taking on employers that specifically exploit young workers. One of the cases that UNITE was involved with was when Video Dogs, a video shop in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton, offered to pay young workers with DVD […]