Brewery Strike Over Safety Concerns 3 Days Before Footy Grand Final

Reported by Admin | 27 Sep, 2012

Workers at Victoria’s premier brewery called a strike yesterday because they are concerned about their safety in the workplace. The issues, according to the Herald Sun, centered on changes that have been implemented to the flow of work at the premises in Abbotsford with a worker sustaining injuries because there are less workers on one …

Australian coal miners to start week-long strike today

Reported by Haydee | 15 Feb, 2012

Over 3,000 coal miners at seven operations in Queensland state-owned coking coal producer commences their week-long strike today. Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) district president, Steve Smyth said that the week-long strike will be the biggest in ten years. Workers coming from the company’s mines in Goonyella Riverside, Broadmeadow, Peak Downs, Saraji, Norwich …