logo
Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Australia         
Western Australia
Act NOW!

Top news - Western Australia

Sixth COVID-19 case at Coles Laverton DC 2020-07-02 [UWU]

UWA staff to vote on COVID-19 agreement 2020-06-25 [Green Left Weekly]

TransWA workers to come back into public sector 2020-06-24 [RTBU]

Academic freedom prevails at Murdoch University 2020-06-12 [NTEU]

Fremantle: Al Kuwait coronavirus cluster exposes flawed shipping regulations 2020-05-31 [MUA]

Work fatality must bring health and safety change 2020-05-02 [UnionsWA]

Another win against labour hire in WA shipbuilding 2020-05-02 [ETU]

WA school students, teachers to be tested from the second week of term 2 2020-04-23 [Today]

Security guards at Perth quarantine hotels asked to remove masks because it was ‘upsetting and intimidating guests’ 2020-04-10 [UWU]

Virus hotel guards told remove masks 2020-04-10 [News.com]

Unions claim new rosters disregard FIFO mental health code 2020-04-09 [Today]

'Four left from 250': WA teachers forced to work from school as students stay away 2020-03-31 [Today]

Multiplex site closed as worker tests positive for coronavirus 2020-03-31 [Today]

PFA Statement: Perth Glory stand down notice 2020-03-28 [PFA]

FIFO workers moving to WA due to COVID-19 must get a fair deal 2020-03-28 [CFMMEU]

Resources companies to stop flying NSW workers 2020-03-27 [The Morning Herald]

Unions warn sick employees could chance it at work unless support improves 2020-03-20 [The Morning Herald]

Union wants police to monitor supermarkets amid panic buying 2020-03-19 [The Advertiser]

Hospital workers win fight against privatisation 2020-03-10 [UWU]

Perth train cleaners fight back against underpayments 2020-02-15 [RTBU]

Big win at Monadelphous signals a bright new future for Oil & Gas workers 2020-02-03 [AWU]

Roy Hill iron ore mine worker dies from serious injuries at Pilbara site 2020-01-28 [The New Daily]

Politics, Poetry and Class 2020-01-23 [UnionsWA]

Freemantle: Hundreds of wharfies take 24-hour strike action 2020-01-16 [MUA]

Wharfies strike after protracted talks 2020-01-16 [Freemantle Gazette]

Freemantle wharfies walk off the job 2020-01-16 [The West Australian]

Wharfies walk off the job at Freo Port 2020-01-16 [6PR Newstalk]

Fremantle: Hundreds of Wharfies take 24 hour Strike Action 2020-01-13 [CFMMEU]

Wharfies Stage Snap Strike at Fremantle 2020-01-13 [The Maritime Executive]

Mine worker buried alive for more than two hours, court hears 2019-12-24 [The New Daily]

Statement from RTBU WA Secretary Craig McKinley 2019-12-24 [RTBU]

Tragedy on the tracks: Driver dies in freight train crash north-east of Perth 2019-12-24 [Today]

Time to Reinvest in the Public Sector 2019-12-19 [UnionsWA]

Fight blows up over offshore worker long service leave 2019-12-11 [ENB]

Murdoch University to take whistleblower to Federal Court 2019-12-10 [NTEU]

New Transperth trains revealed for Metronet expansion to be built in Perth under $1.3 billion deal 2019-12-10 [ABC]

Wage theft action needed 2019-12-08 [UnionsWA]

NTEU asks Murdoch Senate to act to stop legal action against Gerd Schroeder-Turk 2019-12-04 [NTEU]

Modern work safety Bill welcomed 2019-11-29 [UnionsWA]

ABS data: discrimination damning 2019-11-29 [Unions WA]

Draft WA workplace safety laws 'don't go far enough' 2019-11-28 [Today]

Travel allowance win follows CPSU action in WA 2019-11-19 [CPSU]

‘300’ join picket line at Crown Perth 2019-11-05 [WS Weekly]

pledge to tackle truck driver training shortcomings 2019-10-31 [ATN]

Crown Perth workers to join strike during busy spring carnival season 2019-10-29 [Today]

Education union WA hit with bullying, 'hazardous workplace' claims ... by another union 2019-10-28 [Today]

TAFE Fee Relief Welcome 2019-10-21 [Unions WA]

Murdoch University attempts to “shoot the messenger” 2019-10-13 [NTEU]

Permanency win for Hospital Staff! 2019-10-10 [United Voice]

WA members fight for trivia honours! 2019-09-30 [CPSU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

3-07-1892 A 6,000 strong meeting calls for immediate strike action at Broken Hill as miners' previous agreements with employers expire. [more]

16-07-1986 The mining community of Moura was hit with disaster when a massive explosion at No. 4 mine claimed 12 lives. [more]

27-07-1917 A mass meeting of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in Sydney votes to strike against the introduction of a time card system. [more]