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The fight against precarious work continues

19 July, 2017Recent legislative and political developments around the world illustrate the continuing increase of precarious work. Trade unions are fighting back.

CFMEU fights back against mining giant

13 July, 2017Through widespread industrial action, Australian union CFMEU is pushing back against mining giant Glencore’s increasing use of contract labour and refusal to negotiate fair enterprise agreements at multiple sites across Australia. At rallies around the country earlier this week, union members showed their resolve to fight against Glencore’s attack on working conditions, job security and local communities.

Workers in Australia celebrate victory at Fletcher Insulation

1 June, 2017Workers at Fletcher Insulation have won better terms on redundancies, use of casual labour and working hours, after a 96-day strike.

Save Dave: Australian miner sacked after leading underwear protest

18 May, 2017CFMEU delegate Dave McLachlan was sacked after a shift of miners at Appin mine stripped down to their underwear in protest at the lack of work clothes.

Ongoing strike at Fletcher Insulation, Australia

4 May, 2017The strike at Fletcher Insulation Australia’s Dandenong site in Victoria has now reached over 70 days, and is continuing.

Common strategy needed to counter attacks on mineworkers

6 April, 2017Mineworkers at IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in three different continents are facing attack from multinational companies seeking to cut jobs, slash benefits and drive down wages.  

Fletcher Insulation workers vow to continue fight for fair contract

30 March, 2017Members of the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) at Fletcher Insulation near Melbourne, Australia, have vowed to continue a five-week work stoppage at the manufacturing plant.

Australia: CFMEU wins Just Transition for Hazelwood power station workers

15 March, 2017The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has won a Just Transition deal for workers at the Hazelwood power station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Australian Workers’ Union calls for action on Chinese steel

28 February, 2017IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) announced at its National Conference that it will take legal action against Chinese steel dumping.

BAE Systems trade union network builds strategy

28 November, 2016Trade unions of BAE Systems from Australia, Chile, UK and the USA met in Mandurah, Western Australia from 9-10 November and developed a strategy for future cooperation.