WA Police Officers Reject Wage Offers With Protest

Close to a thousand Police Officers walked off the job to march at Parliament House demanding a pay rise of 1.5%. The Police Union and its members are sticking to the 1.5% deal, rejecting the state government’s $1,000 per year wage policy offer. Union boss George Tilbury says the Police Officers already shared the state’s…

WA Police Union Launch ‘Work to Rule and Safety” Campaign

The WA Police Union (WAPU) has launched a campaign to “condemn the Government’s inadequate treatment of WA police officers”. This comes due to a lack of action by the State Government to provide better safety gear, according to the WAPU President George Tilbury. “We are also protesting against the Government putting our Members at risk…

Staff Strike over Fairfax Job Cuts

Staff at Fairfax Media will not be covering the Federal Budget after voting to go on strike next week, following an announcement of job cuts across the company’s Australian Newspapers. Journalists and editorial staff from WA Today, The Sydney Morning, The Age and Brisbane Times will be affected by the cutting of 125 jobs, which…

Health Workers Plans To Strike For A Better Pay Deal

WATCH the video version of the story on the “Evening News Perth”! This story is written by WAMN Journalist, Daniel Edwards. Today, hundreds of health workers walked off their jobs to march and protest at parliament house against the Barnett Government’s public sector wages policy. The workers were associated with the Health Services Union of…

Government Faces Imminent Public Sector Strike

Members of the Community and Public Sector Union are considering industrial action if the government does not raise the wages of public servants. The last time the union striked was over a decade ago but they are getting set to walk off the job on the 28th of May for 24 hours if the government…

WA Braces For Imminent Teacher Strike

West Australian teachers will walk off the job next Tuesday to stand against the government’s education funding cut. The unions have decided to push forward the strike, after the state government refused to back down. 95 schools in WA will be closed next Tuesday due to the strike, one in eight schools will be affected.…

Hong Kong Port strike enters its third week

After weeks of strikes from the determined workers, one of the contractors who are at the centre of storm announced that it will shut down in June. Global Stevedoring Service has released a statement to the media yesterday, saying that the company cannot continue its operations. The Secretary for Labour, Matthew Cheung said the department…

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HIT bans local workers from striking in port areas

The latest strike at the Hongkong International Terminal continues to unfold with the High Court granted the injunction. The injunction was granted at 9pm lastnight, forbidding workers from striking in the port area. Laywer George Lamplough representing the company HIT briefly told the media that the injunction will take effect immidiately. “The injuction is to ask the workers to leave tonight.” Mr Lamplough said. The…

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