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More Money For Live Exporters As Local Kids Go Hungry 2017-05-17 [AMIEU Newcastle]

Sydney bus drivers to strike for 24 hours over privatisation 'betrayal' 2017-05-17 [The Herald]

Third person hospitalised from Stockton group home 2017-05-13 [Newcastle Herald]

Is Airtasker offering genuine union protection for the gig economy? 2017-05-03 [Crikey]

Guardian Property Services to reimburse underpaid cleaners $150,000 2017-04-27 [ABC]

Outback Steakhouse accused of using training scheme to underpay staff 2017-04-20 [Fairfax Media]

Funding is favouring independent schools Union says 2017-04-07 [Riverina Herald]

New England teachers $2000 out of pocket on basic school supplies 2017-04-07 [Northern Daily Leader]

Bill to keep registered nurses in aged care tabled in NSW parliament 2017-04-07 [NSWNMA]

Aerocare staff sleep 'camps' claim dismissed 2017-04-06 [AAP]

Premier urged to demand that Federal Government fully funds Gonski agreement 2017-04-06 [Teachers Federation ]

University of Wollongong to pay $10 million for unpaid super to thousands of workers 2017-04-06 [SMH]

Aerocare attempts cover up on working conditions at Sydney Airport 2017-04-06 [TWU]

Quarter of a million dollar fine for shocking work experience injury 2017-04-05 [Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun]

Coffs Harbour company fined $250k after work experience student's fingers were crushed 2017-04-05 [ABC]

Real Pet Food Company workers win pay rises in new agreement 2017-04-03 [Daily Liberal]

Petition to stop Sydney Airport staff being forced to work split shifts with lengthy unpaid breaks 2017-03-28 [Southern Courier]

Thanks to MUA: Culture shift at Sydney’s ports as women ditch traditional careers for a job on the wharf 2017-03-27 [Southern Courier]

Senator Doug Cameron speaks regarding the death of Tim McPherson at Barangaroo 2017-03-27 [MUA]

Editorial | We need to put a brake on truckies’ road toll 2017-03-27 [Goulburn Post]

Goulburn man Adrian 'Ado' Ryan claimed in Wilton truck crash, March 24 2017-03-27 [Goulburn Post]

TWU calls for action following horror crash 2017-03-24 [Big Rigs]

Horror truck crash shows need for urgent government action, says TWU 2017-03-24 [TWU]

APVMA public servants preparing to leave makeshift McDonald's office 2017-03-22 [Fairfax Media]

Aerocare to probe staff sleep claims 2017-03-21 [AAP]

Culture shift at Sydney’s ports as women ditch traditional careers for a job on the wharf 2017-03-21 [The Daily Telegraph]

Workers sleeping at Sydney Airport in ‘Third World’ conditions 2017-03-21 [hcamag]

Sydney Palm Sunday rally for refugees 2017 | Sunday, 09. April 2017 2017-03-21 [Unions NSW]

Serco prisons - Not good enough for the Kiwis not good enough for NSW 2017-03-21 [PSA of NSW]

Staffing must be addressed in South East Regional Hospital review 2017-03-21 [NSWNMA]

Airport staff sleeping at work say they cannot afford to go home 2017-03-20 [ABC]

Review finds NSW workers compensation scheme ‘dysfunctional 2017-03-20 [Unions NSW]

A fiery defence of Sally McManus: Thank civil disobedience for the gains of today 2017-03-19 [New Matilda]

It's About Jobs - Campaign Launch 2017-03-18 [Unions NSW]

Greenacres move to support workers experiencing DV 2017-03-17 [Illawarra Mercury]

Securing Jobs For Tamworth Locals 2017-03-14 [AMIEU Newcastle]

Union's private fears for the Tweed Hospital 2017-03-14 [Tweed Daily News]

Workers on RAAF Williamtown upgrade reach six weeks without pay 2017-03-13 [Newcastle Herald]

Cop challenges use of hair follicles as evidence for workplace drug-test sacking 2017-03-12 [Fairfax Media]

John Howard heckled after accidently walking into union protest 2017-03-10 [The Guardian]

John Howard heckled by union members protesting against Sunday penalty rate cuts 2017-03-09 [ABC]

Howard rescued from angry union protest 2017-03-09 [AAP]

Former prime minister John Howard 'rescued' from angry Sydney union protest 2017-03-09 [Fairfax Media]

Asking the right questions in aged care 2017-03-08 [NSWNMA]

IWD a reminder NSW Premier must lead on workplace gender equality 2017-03-08 [Unions NSW]

Hunter childcare workers go on strike over pay gap 2017-03-08 [Newcastle Herald]

Bus strikes in Sydney's west may continue 2017-03-07 [News]

Barangaroo death: Union claims it was blocked from inspecting work site 2017-03-06 [ABC]

Paramedics celebrating win in yearlong battle with the NSW Government over back injury protection 2017-03-03 [Unions NSW]

Leave Our Industries Alone - Health Workers Worry About Penalty Rates 2017-03-03 [The Irrigator]

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]