Thursday, May 13, 2021

Six Hundred Australian Telecom Technicians Walk Off the Job

 Roughly 600 telecommunications technicians announced yesterday they have called a halt to working on Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) 5G rollout plans for the country. Workers say they are dealing with difficult and demanding situations while not being adequately compensated, according to They claim the company is only rewarding top level executives who received US$60 million in bonuses in 2020, while the front-line workers struggled through the pandemic. 
“Australians will not receive NBN installations or repairs today [Wednesday] as local NBN technicians join colleagues around Australia, walking off the job as part of a National Day of Action,” the Communications Union (CEPU) said in a statement on Wednesday. Continue Reading

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