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How the 'rebel women' of Broken Hill shaped the minimg town and Australia's early union movement 2019-05-08 [ABC]

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

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

60 minutes: Heartbroken parents reveal son crushed by scaffolding yelled for help for 20 minutes 2019-05-13 [9News]

Chants and sea shanties as Illawarra unions support seafarers 2019-05-08 [The Mercury]

Nurses and patient at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital stabbed in face by woman with scissors 2019-05-05 [ABC]

Mid-week May Day sees unions hit the streets in force 2019-05-03 [Honi Soit]

Major parties must commit to High Speed Rail to Northern NSW 2019-05-02 [RTBU]

Uber-style bus proposal for Adelaide cost taxpayers $180 per user in NSW, union claims 2019-05-01 [ABC]

UOW staff win big through union 2019-04-26 [The Mercury]

Maldon-Dombarton funding crucial for Illawarra and South Coast 2019-04-23 [RTBU]

Change the Rules election campaign kicks off in Reid 2019-04-17 [ACTU]

Change the Rules: Sydney Call Nights 2019-04-16 [CPSU]

Change the Rules election campaign kicks off in Robertson 2019-04-16 [ACTU]

NTEU heads to Supreme Court over University of Wollongong and Ramsay Centre 2019-04-13 [NTEU]

Sydney fast ferry passengers face possible strike disruptions 2019-04-10 [The Morning Herald]

Illawarra's 'Uniontown' campaign could be used Australia wide, says labour council 2019-04-10 [The Mercury]

Port Kembla coal terminal workers celebrate getting back to work 2019-04-09 [Illawarra Mercury]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal industrial dispute: union claim win in bitter dispute 2019-04-08 [The Australian]

Construction union fined $1.5m for strikes at Barangaroo in 2014 2019-04-06 [The Guardian]

CFMMEU fined $1.5m over Sydney strike 2019-04-05 [Yahoo]

Change the Rules NSW election campaign kicks off in Banks 2019-04-04 [ACTU]

Huggies nappies workers in the dark over closure of Sydney manufacturing mill 2019-04-04 [ABC]

Tradie claims company at the centre of yesterday’s fatal scaffold collapse had safety issues 2019-04-02 [News.com]

'Horrendous pain': family demand action over son's scaffolding death 2019-04-02 [The Morning Herald]

Tradies pleaded with cops to dig after major scaffolding collapse at building site in Sydney 2019-04-02 [News.com]

NRMA ferry skippers to strike again this Wednesday 2019-04-02 [MUA]

One Dead, Another Worker Critical In Scaffolding Collapse 2019-04-01 [10 Daily]

Teenage apprentice dies following scaffolding collapse at Sydney worksite 2019-04-01 [The Guardian]

CFMEU members at Hitachi's Muswellbrook depot win employment entitlements that reflect real conditions of their work 2019-04-01 [The Chronicle]

SafeWork NSW and CFMEU find safety breaches at Port Kembla Coal Terminal 2019-03-31 [The Mercury]

Monash University Staff to Strike on Wednesday 27 March 2019-03-26 [NTEU]

German-owned ship detained at Port Kembla amid crew claims of food shortages, mistreatment 2019-03-26 [ABC]

Journalists' Benevolent Fund - election of trustees 2019-03-25 [MEAA]

NSW Liberal candidate for Davison just another opportunist 2019-03-25 [MUA]

Man's leg amputated at Port Kembla Coal Terminal 2019-03-22 [The Mercury]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal dispute 'one of the worst in the country' 2019-03-22 [The Mercury]

Theatre Royal gets new lease on life 2019-03-20 [MEAA]

Workers in Port Kembla fighting for secure jobs 2019-03-19 [ACTU]

NSW teacher loses shifts after raising student climate strike 2019-03-13 [Guardian Australia]

Bluescope Port Kembla steelworkers back new pay deal ending months of industrial action 2019-03-05 [ABC]

Sydney Harbour fast ferry staff to strike 2019-03-04 [The Australian]

NRMA My Fast Ferry and Manly Fast Ferry Skippers to go on Strike this Wednesday 2019-03-03 [MUA]

Gilmore CPSU members' meet and greet 2019-03-03 [CPSU]

Court learns Cash staffer was source of leak about AFP raids on union 2019-02-12 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Safety concerns for WestConnex workers grow as ‘raw sewage’ threatens project 2019-02-08 [9 News]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal workers locked out for another week 2019-02-08 [The Mercury]

Safety fears for WestConnex tunnel workers 2019-02-07 [News.com]

NRMA and police union call for controversial road rule to be scrapped over fears it could increase accidents 2019-02-04 [The Daily Mail]

Illawarra unions join Port Kembla Coal Terminal picket 2019-02-01 [The Mercury]

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]