Strike interrupts bank note printing for first time in a century

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Strike interrupts bank note printing for first time in a century 2018-05-25 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Tasmania Tasmanian public servants threaten strike action over 2 per cent wage offer 2018-05-25 [The Mercury]

Toll global charter to launch in Australia 2018-05-24 [TWU]

Tasmania Peter Gutwein and the public sector union clash over pay claim 2018-05-24 [The Examiner]

Public spending would back local jobs in new union blueprint 2018-05-23 [SMH]

Victoria 'It's disgusting': Staff told of hospital closure by text, union says 2018-05-22 [The Age]

Victoria ETU Victoria branch returns to the Labor Party fold 2018-05-22 [SMH]

Hospitality workers offered union membership for $10 a month 2018-05-21 [SMH]

Qantas accused of dismissing concerns of cabin crew fatigue 2018-05-21 [Travel Weekly]

Tasmania Unions say cap on public servants' wages hurts all workers 2018-05-21 [The Advocate]

Country leading the world in creating insecure work 2018-05-21 [ACTU]

Online union launched to fight wage theft and harassment of hospitality workers 2018-05-21 [Guardian]

Victoria Bank note printers to strike for first time in 105 years 2018-05-21 [2GB]

Inside unions' push to Change The Rules 2018-05-21 [Yahoo]

Victoria Assaults on paramedics to be put in same category as murder 2018-05-21 [ABC]

Airbnb backs union's 'ethical labour' push 2018-05-21 [Yahoo]

Airbnb partners with union to promote ethical labour standards 2018-05-21 [The Morning Herald]

Unions call for mandatory jail for attacks on emergency workers 2018-05-21 [The Age]

Higher minimum wage makes economic sense 2018-05-21 [SMH]

ACTU report shows half Australian workers will soon be casual 2018-05-21 [Guardian Australia]

Toughen up Princess 2018-05-21 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Good data but never enough 2018-05-21 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Grenfell’s “race to the bottom” equally applicable to workplace health & safety 2018-05-21 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Tasmania Jessica Munday head of Unions Tasmania talks about what drives her. 2018-05-20 [The Advocate (Tas)]

Australian Capital Territory Paramedic assaults reach record highs 2018-05-20 [The Times]

Greens back 'change the rules' union fight 2018-05-20 [The News]

Tasmania Head of Unions Tasmania talks about what drives her 2018-05-20 [The Mercury]

OHS – The Hidden Profession 2018-05-18 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

England Unite warns Qantas against using ‘anti-union’ tactics to silence health and safety concerns 2018-05-18 [Unite the union]

Unions call for change to secondary boycott laws 2018-05-18 [The Times]

Want to fix endless wage stagnation? Go on strike. 2018-05-18 [Crikey]

Victoria Two paramedics bashed overnight amid calls for tougher laws 2018-05-18 [The Age]

Australian Capital Territory CFMEU official John Lomax gets AFP payout over 'malicious' prosecution 2018-05-18 [ABC News]

Victoria CFMEU’s John Setka tells Bill Shorten: loosen strike laws 2018-05-18 [The Australian]

Victoria CFMEU secretary John Setka defends breaking the law after failed blackmail case 2018-05-18 [AFR]

Blackmail charges against CFMEU officials dropped 2018-05-17 [BWI]

Michaelia Cash’s own-goal over CFMEU blackmail charges 2018-05-17 [The Australian]

Laundy claims credit for union-won wage increase he opposed 2018-05-17 [ACTU]

Victoria Turnbull Govt has questions to answer after CFMMEU charges withdrawn 2018-05-17 [ACTU]

Minimum wage rises don't cost jobs or work hours, RBA research says 2018-05-17 [The Age]

Minimum wage growth helps create jobs, study finds 2018-05-17 [The Australian]

Victoria CFMEU leaders claim conspiracy after blackmail charges dropped 2018-05-17 [The Australian]

Victoria CFMEU leader John Setka considering legal action over failed Boral blackmail case 2018-05-17 [AFR]

Food delivery riders protest 'wage theft' 2018-05-16 [Yahoo]

Victory for workers over a conspiracy against unions, as charges dropped against CFMEU officials 2018-05-16 [CFMEU]

Charges against CFMEU pair dropped in blackmail case 2018-05-16 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Union boss John Setka gets the high moral ground 2018-05-16 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Poverty Pay: Foold delivery drivers fight for minimum wage 2018-05-16 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Coalition defends royal commission after blackmail charges dropped 2018-05-16 [The New Daily]

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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]