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PARKING FEES: HEALTH WORKERS IN CITY-WIDE STOPPAGE
An Adelaide-wide stoppage by essential health workers will occur on Friday next week after a failure by the SA Government to listen to workers’ concerns about the introduction of parking and public transport…
VIC GOVT COMMITMENT TO FAIR JOBS WELCOMED
The United Workers Union (UWU) has welcomed the Victorian Labor Government’s Fair Jobs Code which will provide for a higher level of scrutiny of businesses that tender for big Government contracts. UWU, which represents…
WORKERS WALK-OFF AT PFIZER FOR A FAIR DEAL
Workers at Pfizer’s pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Bentley will down tools for 24 hours in protest of the company’s substandard offer. United Workers Union (UWU) members have begun industrial action following the USA-based…
BRISBANE AIRPORT CLEANERS STOP WORK AND RALLY
WHEN: 1pm Thursday 4 August, 2022 WHERE: BAC Head office, Skygate WHAT: 60 cleaners plus supporters will stop work and rally outside Brisbane Airport Corporation’s head office. WHO: Airport cleaners with UWU Coordinator Damien Davie. Cleaners that…

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