Williamstown Railyard workers win fight against casualisation
More than 70 ETU members at the Williamstown Railyard, together with their colleagues from other unions on site have struck a blow against casualisation, reaching an in-principle agreement that brings a long-running dispute to an end.Read More >
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UK Free Trade Deal Sells out Aussie Workers
Scott Morrison’s proposed UK free trade deal with Boris Johnson cuts the legs out from under Australian workers, removing key labour market protections and giving British firms a fifteen year head start through lower tariffs.Read More >
Expensive and dangerous: Nuclear doesn’t stack up
Lifting the ban on nuclear power generation in NSW using unproven small-scale reactors will only push up power bills, damage the environment and compromise safety, according to the Electrical Trades Union.
SAPN workers fight against a 20% pay cut!
SA Power workers are fighting against a 20% pay cut for all new employees in the company. This month they’ve taken industrial action to show the energy company that they’re serious about standing up for their rights.Read More >
Unions call for safer conditions in the lift industry
Recently, tragic deaths in the lift industry in Australia and abroad have highlighted the need for safer conditions for workers.Read More >
Western Power workers fight for fair compensation in extreme conditions
Since August last year, workers at Western Power in WA have been negotiating a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) to improve staffing on regional depots and receive fair compensation for working in extreme weather conditions and working through their unpaid lunch breaks.Read More >
Australia’s electricity infrastructure undermined by $1 billion per year underinvestment
The resilience of Australia’s electricity infrastructure is being undermined by a chronic pattern of underinvestment in maintenance and upkeep, the result of rent-seeking by private electricity producers and a deeply flawed regulatory system.Read More >
TES workers win right to bargain Enterprise Agreement for the first time
TES Electrical workers who are tired of poor wages and conditions are taking action and uniting for the first time.Read More >
Increase availability of the COVID-19 vaccine worldwide!
As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, a lack of access to COVID-19 vaccines for some countries is further entrenching global inequality and threatening millions more lives.Read More >