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CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING WORKERS DOWN TOOLS IN VIC AND QLD
Today, manufacturing workers from chemical manufacturing giant, Ecolab, will strike in Queensland and Victoria in pursuit of a cost-of-living pay rise and pay parity across all Ecolab sites. In Queensland, United…
NSW SCHOOL CLEANING ‘A SLAVERY RISK’: COMMISSIONER
After 30 years of outsourced cleaning in NSW schools and government buildings a significant warning has been issued by the NSW Anti-slavery Commissioner that these arrangements pose a serious modern slavery risk, with…
Aviation fuel supply under threat as workers respond to management attacks with industrial action
Today in Geelong, workers at one of Australia’s biggest bulk fuel suppliers have escalated industrial action in protest of management’s attempts to slash wages during a cost-of-living crisis. Quantem workers and members of the…
WA HOSPITAL WORKERS TO STOP WORK, EDUCATION WORKERS ACT TO DEMAND FAIR PAY RISE
WHEN: 12 noon today, Wednesday, May 29 WHERE: Perth Children’s Hospital WHAT: Hundreds of hospital workers will stop work today, with education workers also taking action across the state, to demand a fair payrise. VISUALS: Two United Workers Union members…

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