Workers mark 700 days on picket-line against tax-dodging Exxon Mobil & UGL/CIMIC

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Workers mark 700 days on picket-line against tax-dodging Exxon Mobil & UGL/CIMIC [PSI] 2019-05-21

TWU warns of industrial chaos in the fight for safe and fair jobs [TWU] 2019-05-21

The fight for fair school funding won’t stop [AEU] 2019-05-21

Transport Workers Union prepares to roll stoppages over Uber, Amazon [IT News] 2019-05-21

Morrison has no mandate for regressive IR agenda [ACTU] 2019-05-20

Penalty rate cuts but no new jobs: new research [United Voice] 2019-05-17

Statement from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and President Michele O’Neil on the passing of Bob Hawke [ACTU] 2019-05-17

Morrison slashing jobs and handing out contracts [ACTU] 2019-05-17

Mad rant can’t hide penalty rate cuts [United Voice] 2019-05-16

New South Wales 'Horrific hunger games': Protesters accuse Uber Eats of being a wage cheat [SBS] 2019-05-15

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Workers mark 700 days on picket-line against tax-dodging Exxon Mobil & UGL/CIMIC 2019-05-21 [PSI]

Pilots ‘at no greater risk’ of skin cancer 2019-05-21 [AIPA]

TWU congratulates Tony Sheldon on election to Senate 2019-05-21 [TWU]

TWU warns of industrial chaos in the fight for safe and fair jobs 2019-05-21 [TWU]

New report shows the lack of transparency and accountability of millions of dollars in aged care funding 2019-05-21 [ANMF]

The fight for fair school funding won’t stop 2019-05-21 [AEU]

FSU Members at CBA Gain Job Certainty 2019-05-21 [FSU]

TWU flags 'industrial chaos' for next year 2019-05-21 [ATN]

Transport Workers Union prepares to roll stoppages over Uber, Amazon 2019-05-21 [IT News]

Morrison has no mandate for regressive IR agenda 2019-05-20 [ACTU]

Re-elected coalition to slash $1.5 billion from public service 2019-05-20 [Government news ]

PNGTUC pays tribute to late Bob Hawke 2019-05-20 [The Courrier-Journal]

Queensland PM looks dejected as unionists ruin Longman campaign event 2019-05-18 [NT News]

Australian unions seek to “balance the power of the powerful” in historic election 2019-05-17 [Equal Times]

Penalty rate cuts but no new jobs: new research 2019-05-17 [United Voice]

Statement on the passing of Bob Hawke 2019-05-17 [United Voice]

Western Australia ABS: WA pay rises lowest in nation 2019-05-17 [Unions WA]

South Australia Privatisation would puts profits before passengers 2019-05-17 [RTBU]

Victoria 50 years on, Clarrie O'Shea's legacy rings loud 2019-05-17 [RTBU]

Training the workers today to perform the jobs of tomorrow 2019-05-17 [RTBU]

Pumping undergraduates for profit erodes the system 2019-05-17 [NTEU]

NTEU welcomes ALP plan to cap fixed term contracts 2019-05-17 [NTEU]

Vale Bob Hawke 2019-05-17 [MUA]

Bargaining back on track at Telstra, following misleading statements 2019-05-17 [CWU]

Western Australia Nurses hope colleague getting stabbed in neck doesn’t just prompt 'another talk fest' 2019-05-17 [Today]

Western Australia Violence in hospitals: Union calls for summit to deal with assaults on staff 2019-05-17 [7 News]

Tasmania Former hydro workers in Tasmania to launch compensation claims over chemical exposure 2019-05-17 [ABC]

Union agreements are among possible options for implementing childcare pay rise 2019-05-17 [The Morning Herald]

Statement from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and President Michele O’Neil on the passing of Bob Hawke 2019-05-17 [ACTU]

Morrison slashing jobs and handing out contracts 2019-05-17 [ACTU]

Queensland Clive Palmer gag clause: QN workers told to make no disparaging comments if they want entitlements 2019-05-16 [Guardian Australia]

Penalty rate cuts bite in regional electorates 2019-05-16 [United Voice]

Mad rant can’t hide penalty rate cuts 2019-05-16 [United Voice]

Penalty rates: How much are you set to lose this election? 2019-05-16 [SDA]

RRR and Gender Pay Equity - Share Your Experiences at Westpac 2019-05-16 [FSU]

Together We Won! CBA Get Ready to Pay Up On Unpaid Super 2019-05-16 [FSU]

Unemployment up to 5.2% 2019-05-16 [ACTU]

ACTU welcomes ALP action on wage theft 2019-05-16 [ACTU]

Morrison cements legacy of record low wage growth 2019-05-16 [ACTU]

A cap on fixed term contracts welcomed 2019-05-16 [ACTU]

Wages stagnation, industrial laws and their effect on workers and business owners 2019-05-16 [ABC]

How clean is your hotel room? Housekeepers say the accommodation industry has dirty secrets 2019-05-16 [ABC]

Sigma Healthcare to face investor questions over claims it mishandled prescription drugs 2019-05-16 [ABC]

Meds left out in the heat, allege union workers 2019-05-16 [AJP]

How a Gold Mine Drama Set This Man on a Path to Lead Australia 2019-05-16 [Bloomberg]

New South Wales 'Horrific hunger games': Protesters accuse Uber Eats of being a wage cheat 2019-05-15 [SBS]

New South Wales Uber Eats delivery riders rally in Sydney 2019-05-15 [Yahoo]

Labor senator blames weak unions for low wages 2019-05-15 [The Financial Review]

Six per cent minimum wage rise ‘won’t hurt economy’: ACTU boss 2019-05-15 [The Australian]

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This month in labour history

1-05-1946 Eight hundred Aboriginal workers walk-off twenty-seven sheep stations in Western Australia, beginning the Pilbara strike that lasts until 1949. [more]

3-05-1927 The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is founded [more]

15-05-1905 The Merchant Service Guild of Australasia became the first trade union to be registered under the Australian Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904 [more]

16-05-1891 Henry Lawson's poem 'Freedom on the Wallaby', written during the great sheep shearers' strike, is published in The Worker newspaper. [more]