On strike for a week," tweeted Herald chief political correspondent James Massola after a stop-work meeting
, while his colleague Judith Ireland said: "Quality journalism needs actual journalists to do the journalism.
NSW Health narrowly avoided a public relations embarrassment in the shape of a nurses' stop-work meeting
on the opening day of Bathurst's new $97 million hospital.
Flights at Papua New Guinea's Jackson International Airport were disrupted on Friday (29 June) when air traffic controllers called a stop-work meeting
Prior to striking they had no respect for this union, the reason being they never had a strike or a stop-work meeting
They imposed bans, held a public rally and gave notice of a two-hour stop-work meeting
At a stop-work meeting
on 16 October, 3,000 ANF members voted to implement work bans that included shutting one in four public hospital beds and cancelling 1/4 of operating theatre sessions.
A Gold Coast reader may question why the Commonwealth Games in their city should be held hostage by the CFMEU scheduling four hours of stop-work meetings
each day at the Carrara Sports Precinct.
will be held at major hospitals in the country's 20 district health board (DHBs) next month to tell members about the implications of amendments to the Employment Relations Act (ERA).
warned Thursday it may look at stop-work meetings
, although that is a last resort.
The NUT is expected to ballot members then consult locally on action, from a oneday national walkout to local co-ordinated and stop-work meetings
Looking at Kai Tiakis of the mid '90s, topical issues included a membership vote on whether we should be part of a "compact" between the government and the unions, improving conditions in aged care, recognition for enrolled nurses, concern about health funding, a campaign to fight cuts in public health services, staffing crises, proposed changes to the Nurses Act, employment equity, a new primary health care model, super-annuation and stop-work meetings
to discuss claims.
The stop-work meetings
have been organised by the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU), which is angry that the 767 Heavy Maintenance base will be moved unless its members find ways to reduce maintenance costs by up to 20%.