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LabourStart photo of the day.Oil and gas workers in Victoria, Australia, members of the AWU, AMWU, and ETU, have dismantled their picket line after 742 days, following an agreement ending a long-running dispute with ExxonMobil and its maintenance subcontractor, UGL. The strikers won an important victory, see stories on our Austrilian new page for details. (Photo: IndustriALL) Click here to read more labour news from Australia..
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Working people not to blame for no pay increases, inadequate workers’ rights are [ACTU] 2019-07-17

New South Wales Hospital workers vote to strike in NSW [The Australian] 2019-07-16

Victoria Triunfo en ExxonMobil en Australia después de dos años de piquete [IndustriALL] 2019-07-13

Victoria ExxonMobil Australie: victoire des travailleurs après deux ans passés sur la ligne de piquetage [IndustriALL] 2019-07-13

Victoria Victory at ExxonMobil after two-year picket [IndustriALL] 2019-07-13

Melbourne: community rally to support striking DP World wharfies [MUA] 2019-07-12

Working people condemn arrest in Indonesia [ACTU] 2019-07-12

ACTU lobbies crossbenchers to oppose Coalition's 'unfair' union-busting bill [The Guardian] 2019-07-11

Strike for climate movement encouraging workers to down tools and demand emergency action [ABC] 2019-07-11

Queensland Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths [The Guardian] 2019-07-10

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Australian union busting bill harmful to democracy, international trade union body says 2019-07-18 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Victoria #WhatthePho? Wages stolen and workers sacked via Whatssap at HochiMama 2019-07-18 [Megaphone]

Six years of Manus Island dentention marked by calls to end 'dark and bloody' chapter 2019-07-18 [SBS]

Weak labour market means underpaid workers have nowhere else to go 2019-07-17 [The New Daily]

A Win For Dad 2019-07-17 [United Voice]

Sonam and Damcho get what they're owed 2019-07-17 [United Voice]

Queensland Education back pay under new EBA 2019-07-17 [United Voice]

Low pay rises expected in 2019 2019-07-17 [Professionals Australia]

TEQSA finds High Student : Staff Ratios and Heavy Reliance on Casual Academic Staff are Greatest Risks for Higher Education Providers 2019-07-17 [NTEU]

Defence employees - it’s PFADS time 2019-07-17 [CPSU]

Chronic understaffing at ATO needs a permanent fix 2019-07-17 [CPSU]

Take control of your working hours in DVA 2019-07-17 [CPSU]

Learning from Finland: lessons for Australia’s vocational higher education future 2019-07-17 [AEU]

Health and Safety Consultation 2019-07-17 [FSU]

Over two thousand survey responses – come find out what they had to say 2019-07-17 [FSU]

Government must put people before ideology on super 2019-07-17 [ACTU]

Working people not to blame for no pay increases, inadequate workers’ rights are 2019-07-17 [ACTU]

New South Wales Builders’ battles belittle betterment 2019-07-17 [Alt Media]

Victoria Complaint lodged over Melbourne eateries 2019-07-17 [Yahoo]

Dock Workers Row Escalates - This One Could Run and Run 2019-07-17 [The Handy Shipping Guide]

Strikes Intensify As Australia Braces For More Longshoreman Unrest 2019-07-17 [Freight Waves]

Victoria Chinatown restaurant staff got $5/hour, slept in kitchen, union claims 2019-07-17 [The Age]

Low wage growth: ACTU says greedy employers, low union membership to blame 2019-07-16 [The Australian]

Port Report: Strikes intensify as Australia braces for more longshoreman unrest 2019-07-16 [Freight Waves]

Why Treasury blaming a lack of 'job switching' for stagnant wages may have backfired 2019-07-16 [The Guardian]

ETU cumple 100 años 2019-07-16 [ICM]

New South Wales Thousands of hospital workers to strike in NSW over safety concerns 2019-07-16 [7News]

New South Wales Hospital workers vote to strike in NSW 2019-07-16 [The Australian]

Jamie Young: ‘It’s better to learn from failure, than to wallow in it’ 2019-07-15 [PFA]

CEDA report misses the mark on temporary visa workers 2019-07-15 [ACTU]

A-G accuses ACTU of ‘hypocrisy’ over contract labour ads 2019-07-15 [The Australian]

Amazon launches 65-hour Prime Day, despite protests over warehouse conditions 2019-07-15 [Smart Company]

Western Australia Residents near Albemarle's WA lithium refinery fear jobs are going to city workers 2019-07-15 [ABC]

Victoria Triunfo en ExxonMobil en Australia después de dos años de piquete 2019-07-13 [IndustriALL]

Victoria ExxonMobil Australie: victoire des travailleurs après deux ans passés sur la ligne de piquetage 2019-07-13 [IndustriALL]

Victoria Victory at ExxonMobil after two-year picket 2019-07-13 [IndustriALL]

Calls to scrap lift in workers’ super payments in favour of wage rises 2019-07-12 [The New Daily]

Queensland Winning formula for Queensland ambos 2019-07-12 [United Voice]

Guards' Back Pay Won Back 2019-07-12 [United Voice]

Queensland Radiation therapy members win fair rosters 2019-07-12 [CPSU]

South Australia Train and tram workers demand meeting with Stephan Knoll 2019-07-12 [RTBU]

Unions Safe At Work Survey 2019-07-12 [NTEU]

Melbourne: community rally to support striking DP World wharfies 2019-07-12 [MUA]

Further clarification about where the Flight Centre EBA process is at 2019-07-12 [ASU]

B & P Restructure - NAB Provides More Information On Associate Workloads 2019-07-12 [FSU]

Inequality continues to rise as wealthy households seize more wealth 2019-07-12 [ACTU]

Working people condemn arrest in Indonesia 2019-07-12 [ACTU]

ACTU lobbies crossbenchers to oppose Coalition’s ‘unfair’ union-busting bill 2019-07-12 [Infosurhoy]

Working people condemn arrest in Indonesia 2019-07-12 [ACTU]

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