Budget job cut fears prompt strikes

Story Published: 12 May 2015

PUBLIC servants will strike around the country today, protesting another expected round of job cuts in the Abbott...

Federalbudget2015-16, Jobs, Public Servants, Strike

Fears for future of Bingera Mill

Story Published: 21 Jun 2012

BUNDABERG Sugar claims the future of Bingera Mill could be in doubt if strike action by mill workers goes ahead during the...

Bingera Mill, Bundaberg Sugar, Business, Crush, Jobs, Strike, Union

600 Coles workers go on strike

Story Published: 10 Jul 2012

AROUND 600 workers at one of Coles' national distribution centres have walked off the job indefinitely.

Coles, Industrial Action, Strike, Toll Holdings

Seven-day strikes at BMA coal mines

Story Published: 18 May 2012

ROLLING seven-day strikes at seven Central Queensland coal mines could start late next week, mine union leader Steve Smyth...

Bma, Central Queensland, Coal Mine, Construction, Forestry, Mining And Electrician Union, Strike

150 Bechtel staff set to strike at Curtis Island

Story Published: 19 Jul 2014

UP TO 150 workers will cause pay pain for 11,000 of their colleagues and will put Bechtel’s $80 million Curtis Island LNG...

Bechtel, Conditions, Curtis Island Lng, Strike, Wages

Builders strike in Melbourne's CBD

Story Published: 28 Aug 2012

VIOLENT scenes have erupted at a building site in Melbourne's CBD as striking construction workers clashed with police as...

Builders, Melbourne, Protest, Strike

Strike cancelled after new deal

Story Published: 18 Jun 2012

UPDATE:A strike, planned to hit Queensland's Curragh mine, has been called off after owner Wesfarmers and...

Amwu, Central Queensland, Curragh Mine, Etu, Industrial Action, Strike, Wesfarmers

Smoking bans in prisons send inmates up the wall

Story Published: 6 May 2014

TWO Queensland prisons were in lockdown last night and police negotiators were called in with prisoners reportedly...

Jarrod Bleijie, Prison, Protest, Smoking, Strike

BMA strike to cost Qld govt $10m

Story Published: 23 May 2012

A LAST-minute meeting in Brisbane was not enough to dissuade mine workers from beginning a seven-day strike from...

Bhp Billiton, Bma, Strike

Qantas staff confirm Friday strike

Story Published: 27 Oct 2011

THE Transport Workers Union (TWU) has confirmed that one-hour stoppages will be held at airports across Australia on...

Qantas, Strike

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