Ausgrid power system workers threaten 'hot summer' strikes in fight for pay rise

By Ian Kirkwood
Updated January 10 2018 - 5:14pm, first published 5:00pm
 FED UP WORKFORCE: Ausgrid workers have voted for a range of industrial action including eight-hour strikes in pursuit of a pay rise. Ausgrid looks after poles and wires in the Hunter and Sydney regions.
FED UP WORKFORCE: Ausgrid workers have voted for a range of industrial action including eight-hour strikes in pursuit of a pay rise. Ausgrid looks after poles and wires in the Hunter and Sydney regions.

HUNDREDS of Hunter region Ausgrid workers are threatening to strike next month if they cannot settle new wages and conditions with the partly privatised poles and wires company.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
paypalmastercardvisa

Get the latest Newcastle news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.