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Half of all NSW workers are being encouraged to take time off over Christmas 2017-12-14 [Illawarra Mercury]

Unions Protest Outside Turnbull Appearance on QandA 2017-12-14 [MUA]

Day in the life of a paramedic: why government must support training for emergency workers 2017-12-14 [Fairfax Media]

Cleaners deserve jobs we can count on! 2017-12-14 [United Voice NSW]

AGL Liddell plan ensures job security for over 300 workers 2017-12-13 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Glencore says enterprise agreements reached at all Hunter mine sites 2017-12-13 [Newcastle Herald]

CFMEU tells members if they receive workers compo letter saying benefits being cut off In December CONTACT A LAWYER 2017-12-13 [CFMEU NSW]

7,000 school cleaners forced to reapply for their jobs 2017-12-13 [2GB ]

Political party, leader fined $81,000 for short-changing workers 2017-12-13 [Fairfax Media ]

Inland rail: Aboriginal groups want job targets for track construction 2017-12-12 [ABC]

CFMEU welcomes AGL Liddell Power Station plan ensures job security for more than 300 workers 2017-12-10 [Hunter Valley News]

State employers no longer able to discriminate against pregnant job seekers 2017-12-10 [ABC]

Christmas cut for father of five 2017-12-09 [Fairfax Media]

Union holds grave concerns of asbestos at UNSW 2017-12-08 [CFMEU Construction NSW]

Tamworth Mayor Punishes Exploited Workers To Cover His Own Tracks 2017-12-07 [AMIEU Newcastle]

One man dead, two injured in Auburn industrial accident after becoming trapped in ink vat 2017-12-07 [ABC]

South Coast union leader says Senate steel report could help Port Kembla steelworks 2017-12-06 [Illawarra Mercury ]

State Labor commits to extending paid domestic violence leave to 10 days 2017-12-06 [Fairfax Media]

Why teachers from 350 schools went on strike 2017-12-05 [Northern Star]

Tip Top drivers being 'worked to death' as families call for greater responsibility 2017-12-05 [ABC]

Catholic school teachers in Newcastle & Hunter Valley continue strikes as enterprise voting starts 2017-12-05 [Newcastle Herald ]

Union responds to members' concerns regarding EA voting 2017-12-05 [IEU NSW/ACT]

Agreements end Glencore Hunter Valley coal industrial dispute 2017-12-04 [Platts]

Catholic teachers strike over enterprise agreement 2017-12-04 [Northern Daily Leader]

Ho Ho Ho, Wollongong Catholic teachers to vote no to EA proposal 2017-12-04 [Illawarra Mercury ]

Maitland Catholic school staff join regional stop work action over right to arbitration 2017-12-04 [Maitland Mercury]

Catholic school teachers to strike in NSW 2017-12-04 [TND]

IEU NSW/ACT Secretary sends solidarity video message to striking Catholic school teachers 2017-12-04 [IRU NSW/ACT]

Sally McManus sends solidarity message to striking Catholic school teachers 2017-12-04 [IEU NSW/ACT]

IEU supports Catholic teachers strike 2017-12-04 [Western Advocate]

Tip Top trucks deemed defective after inspections reveal safety issues 2017-12-04 [ABC]

Catholic schools to close across NSW, ACT on Monday for strike 2017-12-03 [Fairfax Media ]

School cleaners deserve jobs we can count on 2017-12-01 [United Voice NSW]

Health workers win full long service leave entitlements 2017-12-01 [Fairfax Media ]

Teachers Federation organiser says education spending in New England being cut 2017-11-30 [Inverell Times]

Federal Court workers walk off the job in Newcastle, call for more money, better conditons 2017-11-30 [Newcastle Herald ]

Worker's body recovered after Blue Mountains rock slide 2017-11-30 [Fairfax Media]

Thomas Foods International in labour-hire scandal 2017-11-30 [Weekly Times]

'Hospital managers will have to empty their own bins': Union 2017-11-30 [Northern Star]

Catholic teachers escalate strike action 2017-11-30 [IEU NSW]

Lismore teachers to join Catholic strike action 2017-11-30 [Echo]

AWU National Parks workers traumatised by Wentworth Falls rockslide 2017-11-30 [news.com.au]

Unions extremely concerned with major NSW Police local area command restructure 2017-11-29 [Yass Tribune]

Meatworkers ramp up labour hire agent fight in Barnaby Joyce by-election campaign 2017-11-27 [Queensland Country Life]

Commuters urged to respect workers during timetable change 2017-11-27 [RTBU]

Tamworth Regional Council mayor Col Murray says there's no excuse for alleged migrant worker living arrangements 2017-11-27 [Northern Daily Leader]

A National Disgrace: How Thomas Foods Oversees An Illegal Underground Network Of Bullying, Harassment And Exploitation 2017-11-27 [AMIEU Newcastle]

YR@W 10th anniversary 2017-11-25 [Unions NSW]

Labor MP seeks redress for 100 years of 'injustice' 2017-11-25 [Fairfax Media]

Statement on the passing of Steve Hutchins 2017-11-24 [TWU NSW]

This month in labour history

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]

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]