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Franchisees advised to steal workers wages, inquiry hears 2019-02-23 [Guardian Australia]

Michaelia Cash demands apology from Labour over AWU grilling 2019-02-23 [SBS]

ACTU demands industry funds act against BHP 2019-02-23 [Australian Financial Review]

QANTAS PROFIT DROPS ... 2019-02-22 [AIPA]

CASA 'IGNORES PILOTS' IN FATIGUE TRIAL 2019-02-22 [AIPA]

Sally McManus to address Perth union conference 2019-02-22 [UnionsWA]

Pay Gap Rally Call 2019-02-22 [UnionsWA]

Sydney Airport has seen its earnings and profits jump in the last year, as airport workers prepare to serve a claim over low pay and poor conditions 2019-02-22 [TWU]

Australia’s first offshore wind farm being stalled by Morrison Government 2019-02-22 [MUA]

TAILS WAGGING AT DOG DETECTOR UNIT IN ALLOWANCE WIN 2019-02-22 [CPSU]

QANTAS TRIALS NEW FATIGUE SYSTEM 2019-02-22 [AIPA]

Taxpayer legal bill for AWU raids tops $800,000 2019-02-22 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Disability Royal Commission to bring welcome spotlight on sector 2019-02-21 [HSU Nat]

Football Community Unites for Hakeem Al-Araibi’s Homecoming 2019-02-21 [Prof Footballers Australlia]

Know your rights: what is sham contracting? 2019-02-21 [MEAA]

MEAA supports Maria Ressa 2019-02-21 [MEAA]

Victoria University staff vote NO to non-union agreement - again 2019-02-21 [Natl Tertiary Ed Union]

Take control of hyour working hours in defence 2019-02-21 [CPSU]

The year ahead at Slater and Gordon 2019-02-21 [ASU]

ASU notifies Neami of underpayments 2019-02-21 [ASU]

Media Statement: Qantas must pay overdue worker bonuses 2019-02-21 [ASU]

Educators on the campaign trail 2019-02-21 [AEU]

The Royal Commission Had Everything But Solutions – Now It's Up To Us 2019-02-21 [FSU]

An Invitation to Join FSU Women Standing for Equality 2019-02-21 [FSU]

Calls for engineer registration continue 2019-02-20 [Professional Australia]

Spotless members win new agreement after 3 years of bargaining 2019-02-20 [United Voice]

Aged Care Royal Commission Evidence: Quality care and quality jobs are inextricably linked 2019-02-20 [United Voice]

Amended super bills will strengthen system 2019-02-20 [ACTU]

Sally McManus meets local workers in Rockhampton in campaign for pay rises and job security 2019-02-20 [ACTU]

Real wage growth remains near record low at 0.5% 2019-02-20 [ACTU]

Battle for Australian seafarers jobs spreads globally 2019-02-19 [ITF]

BHP ignores pleas to help starving crew 2019-02-19 [ITF]

Australian union resists Kimberly-Clark attempts to weaken conditions 2019-02-14 [IndustriALL]

Is OHS a socialist plot? 2019-02-14 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Union movement celebrates Hakeem's release 2019-02-13 [ACTU]

Union movement celebrates Hakeem's release 2019-02-12 [ACTU]

Welcome home': Hakeem Al-Arabi lands in Australia 2019-02-12 [SBS]

In an industry where there are no employers, who is responsible for workplace health and safety? 2019-02-12 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Mining policy platform released 2019-02-12 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Aged care workers welcome first royal commission public hearings 2019-02-11 [United Voice]

Aged care Royal Commission starts 2019-02-11 [United Voice]

New data: working West Australians need pay rise 2019-02-11 [Unions WA]

Hakeem Al-Araibi Update: PFA calls for sporting sanctions 2019-02-11 [PFA]

Statement on Wellbeing Audit 2019-02-11 [PFA]

Hutchison Rejects Peace Deal 2019-02-11 [MUA]

Asylum seekers must be allowed medical treatment in Australia 2019-02-11 [ANMF]

Urgent Action Appeal : Philippine’s teacher union under threat  ActNOW!  2019-02-11 [AEU]

Morrison government ignores threat of insecure jobs, no wage growth 2019-02-11 [ACTU]

Would Reckless Endangerment improve safety and health more than would Industrial Manslaughter laws? 2019-02-11 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Annual Leave is an institutionalised mental health break 2019-02-07 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

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