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Secret email reveals State Government’s plan to silence political dissent 2018-12-16 [Unions NSW]

Labor to end 'exploitative' unpaid internships 2018-12-15 [The Morning Herald]

Sign the petition: Say NO to Quantitative Benchmarks! 2018-12-09 [NTEU]

A 'Grinch act': Qantas asks staff to volunteer extra hours over Christmas 2018-12-08 [The Guardian]

Qantas call for volunteers at Sydney Airport has workers seeing red 2018-12-08 [Stuff]

State's electoral funding laws threaten free speech, unions tell High Court 2018-12-05 [The Morning Herald]

Union calls for Hunter workers to fight for entitlements ahead of RCR Tomlinson creditors' meeting 2018-11-29 [The Herald]

Northern Beaches Hospital's 'teething problems' put patients at risk, claim union and Labor 2018-11-17 [ABC]

Union wins hefty pay rises after strike costs employer $3million 2018-11-17 [Sydney Morning Herald]

DP World Walks Out Of Meeting With MUA For New Enterprise Agreement 2018-11-16 [MUA]

MUA Front And Centre Of Dalfram Dispute Commemoration 2018-11-16 [MUA]

Big victory for workers in Wollongong, the Hunter as union secures a fair deal from Boom Logistics 2018-11-16 [CFMMEU]

CFMEU members celebrate their win in an industrial dispute with Boom Logistics 2018-11-16 [The Argus]

Dalfram dispute anniversary coincides with Japanese Prime Minister's historic Darwin visit 2018-11-16 [ABC]

Merivale staff seek to kill off WorkChoices-era pay agreement over weekend penalty rates 2018-11-12 [ABC]

Hillside bus services resume amid strike action that caused lengthy delays for commuters 2018-11-08 [News.com]

Google staff walkout in Sydney over sexual harassment 2018-11-02 [The Financial Review]

Sydney ferry strike: Delays expected for some commuters 2018-10-31 [9 News]

Strike action planned at Bindaree Beef 2018-10-23 [The Argus]

Workers are on indefinite strike at Singleton's Boom Logistics' depot 2018-10-19 [The Argus]

New OHS toolkit for small business 2018-10-03 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Union figure resigns from ALP 2018-09-17 [Newcastle Herald]

Traffic chaos in Sydney's west as bus drivers walk off the job during peak hour periods in the morning and afternoon to protest pay conditions 2018-09-11 [The Daily Mail]

Sydney Metro rail accident: worker in hospital after falling eight metres 2018-09-11 [The Australian]

Free Bus Trips In Western Sydney Today 2018-09-07 [Triple M]

Unions protest against ABCC in Sydney 2018-09-06 [The Times]

Hunter workers join national campaign against Coalition industrial relations 2018-09-06 [The Herald]

Thousands of families to be affected by childcare strike 2018-09-04 [News.com]

Racing threat to lock out workers over strike threat to richest race 2018-09-03 [The Australian]

Man Dies As Mob Attacks Paramedics: Union 2018-09-02 [Ten Daily]

Workers at Port Kembla company vote to take indefinite strike action 2018-08-29 [Illawarra Mercury]

Riverina Electrical Trades Union members come together to change broken workplace laws 2018-08-23 [The Area News]

Union boss Sheldon eyes NSW Senate seat 2018-08-13 [The News]

Union members come together in Dubbo to change broken workplace laws 2018-08-04 [The Daily Liberal]

Unions call for Foodora compensation fund 2018-08-03 [SBS]

BlueScope workers weigh strike action 2018-08-02 [The Australian]

Port Kembla steelworkers to consider going on strike 2018-08-02 [The Mercury]

Electrical Trade Union kicks off Change the Rules campaign 2018-07-30 [The Times]

ACTU-inspired Change the Rules campaign wants fairness in industrial relations 2018-07-30 [The Gazette]

Appin miners union cranky over executive bonuses 2018-07-29 [The Mercury]

South32 locks out safety staff on eve of anniversary of Appin disaster 2018-07-25 [ACTU]

Rail maintenance workers walk off the job over breakdown in wage negotiations 2018-07-23 [ABC]

No holiday pay for 80% of workers on Pacific Highway upgrade 2018-07-22 [The Examiner]

New appointments to the NSW Industrial Relations Commission 2018-07-22 [The Morning Herald]

'Won't exactly be smooth sailing': Union strife deepens on $6.7b tunnel 2018-07-20 [The Morning Herald]

Shoalhaven sewage project a real stinker for workers 2018-07-04 [The Register]

Police union backs toughening of child neglect sentences after Wollongong 'house of horrors' case 2018-06-11 [The Mercury]

SafeWork inspects Botany chemical plant after employees locked out 2018-05-29 [The Morning Herald]

Hundreds of Sydney nurses to strike after claims they've been transferred into jobs they're not qualified for 2018-04-28 [The Daily Mail]

Prison strike spreads across NSW as officers protest work conditions 2018-04-13 [The News]

This month in labour history

1-12-1948 The long ACTU-led campaign to win more time off for workers led to the imposition of the 40-hour work week and the 2-day weekend. [more]

15-12-1882 Tailoresses' Association of Melbourne, Australia's first women's trade union, established. [more]

17-12-1918 A march of members of the Australian Workers Union forces the resignation of the Administrator of the Northern Territory, John Gilruth. [more]

21-12-1916 The Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World) are outlawed. [more]

23-12-1928 An industrial court decides that timber workers must increase their weekly working hours from 44 to 48, a decision that sparks a 6 month long strike. [more]

29-12-1884 Edward Theodore, founder of Amalgamated Workers’ Assn & forerunner of Australian Workers’ Union (AWU), is born. [more]

31-12-1968 John Smith Garden, Australian trade unionist & founding member of Communist Party of Australia, dies. [more]