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Sequel to industrial action as Better Read Than Dead management delay delivering on EBA

By EVA BAXTER In July, the Inner West Independent reported that the workers at Better Read Than Dead Bookstore in Newtown had become the best paid booksellers in the country. Retail and Fast-Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) members at Better Read had reached an in-principle agreement on terms of a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA). Now, […]

​​One for the books: a victory sweeter than fiction for Newtown bookstore workers

By ELYSIA COOK Independent Newtown bookstore Better Read Than Dead reached an in-principle enterprise agreement with its workers this month. The enterprise bargaining agreement is a first for non-university bookshops in the country, and the workers are now the best paid booksellers in Australia.  Dymocks Chatswood Manager Mark Hopson told the Independent that the successful […]