Marchers descend on the golden arches

Oula Shihan Dozens of protesters rallied outside the McDonald’s restaurant in Brisbane’s Queen Street mall – the largest McDonald’s in the southern hemisphere – on 12 January. They were protesting a recent statement made online by the restaurant’s franchisee, Tantex Holdings, threatening to ban worker...CONTINUE READING

Brisbane ferry workers take on Transdev

Oula Shihan Brisbane ferry workers docked their ferries and walked off the job for 48 hours on 6 December, following a year of failed negotiations with their employer, Transdev. They walked off again for 24 hours on 20 December and have flagged further industrial action in the new year. All sections o...CONTINUE READING