Five city blocks were jammed with more than 20,000 unionists
NO IFS, NO BUTS – WE’LL BUST THE BUDGET CUTS
A mass of ACTU affiliates joined tens of thousands of unionists and community on the streets of Melbourne yesterday as community outrage against the Abbott Budget just keeps snowballling.
Determined workers travelled hunderds of kilometres from across the state of Victoria to join the “Bust the Budget” rally, Australia’s largest trade union march so far against the Abbott Budget.
Australian unions have rallied in Melbourne and Sydney to increase the worldwide pressure on the South Korean Government
Australian unions have rallied in Melbourne and Sydney to increase the worldwide pressure on the South Korean Government to cease its brutal attacks on the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions and the railway workers and respect the human rights of all unionists.
Major Australian unions pledged solidarity and support for the KCTU and KRWU, whose 23-day strike against privatization resulted in 4600 riot police backing 900 SWAT Squad enforcers in a violent invasion of the headquarters of the peak Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.