Fugitive arrested for Crown Casino hit-run after evading Perth police
A woman has been captured by police in a daylight raid on a home in Perth's south after two days on the run over an alleged hit-run involving a security guard. Rachel Hill was at a friend's house in Kwinana when she was arrested at 1pm Perth time.Police smashed down the door of the property, but Ms Hill went quietly with officers. 1/3 SLIDES © 9NEWS Police had issued a state-wide alert for Rachel Hill following the alleged hit-run. 2/3 SLIDES © 9NEWS The female security guard was taken by ambulance to Perth Hospital with serious injuries.
One thousand Crown Casino staff and supporters will march through Melbourne as employees gear up for a rash of Spring Racing Carnival strikes .
One thousand Crown staff and supporters will march on the Melbourne casino ahead of a series of strikes during the Spring Racing Carnival. Workers are also in the last throws of a protected action ballot, with the union expecting a vote from members to endorse the first strike in 16 years during the
Casino giant Crown is set to be hit by worker strikes during the busy Spring Racing Carnival, as staff plan to down tools from Friday.
Workers from the Melbourne venue's bars, restaurants and gaming rooms will be among those to walk out, the United Workers Union confirmed on Monday.
They are fighting for better pay and job security and Friday's strike will be the first such action in 16 years.
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One thousand Crown Casino staff and supporters will march through Melbourne as employees gear up for a rash of Spring Racing Carnival strikes . Workers are also in the last throws of a protected action ballot, with the union expecting a vote from members to endorse the first strike in 16 years
Staff at Melbourne’s Crown casino set to strike . The strike would take place during the upcoming Spring Racing Carnival. “ Staff believe as one of the largest and most profitable employers in Australia, Crown should be able to offer a full time job to anyone who wants one,” union national secretary Tim
Workers have "overwhelmingly voted" for strike action which will involve 24 walkouts and a ban on serving alcohol, the union said.
One casino dealer said the action comes after months of trying to get a better deal from Crown.
"If you come to Crown this Friday night, what you'll see is workers standing up for themselves," worker Josephine Annink said.
"We won't back down until we win secure hours and fair pay for all workers."
Tim Kennedy, national secretary at the union said employees deserve a "fair share of the company's success".
"Instead they're living week to week, struggling to pay the bills, and having to take on second jobs just to get by. It's time for this to stop," he said.
The union has vowed that strike action will continue throughout the racing season "until they win justice".
A Crown spokesman previously said the casino prided itself on employment and training opportunities, and that they provide a flexible workplace for their staff.
Masked man armed with knife talked out of robbing store .
A man who entered a Brisbane business wearing a Halloween mask and armed with a knife, left empty handed after being talked down by a staff member. The man entered the Manly Road business in Tingalpa at 10.45pm on Friday night and threatened the staff member while demanding money.CCTV shows the two men speaking at the entrance to the store. © Queensland Police The offender speaks with a staff member at the front of the store. The 67-year-old staff member then secured himself in the console office and the man left the business empty handed.