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Today's news - Queensland

Unions won’t bow to Clubs Australia threats 2017-05-21 [ACTU]

United Voice union facing legal action after penalty rate protests at club 2017-05-17 [Brisbane Times]

Brisbane shelf-stacker secures key win against might of Coles, SDA 2017-05-14 [Fairfax Media]

Dirty deal lets Anglo bosses off the hook for miner's death 2017-05-13 [CFMU]

Labour Day march in Brisbane 2017-05-02 [Nine News ]

Residents take to streets, march against penalty rate cuts 2017-05-01 [The Chronicle]

Opinion: Why I’m marching on Labour Day 2017-05-01 [Courier Mail]

Worker, 53, crushed by pylon in north Qld 2017-04-20 [AAP]

Worker locked in aircraft cargo hold raises questions over Aerocare safety record 2017-04-20 [ABC]

Family’s search for answers continues a year after 18-year-old Josh Park Fing’s death 2017-04-20 [News.com.au]

Quick fix could bring early end to holiday for 180 workers 2017-04-20 [Mackay Daily Mercury]

NRG workers to make game changing decision, unions not happy 2017-04-19 [Gladstone Observer]

Outrage Over Turnbull’s Pledge to “Fix” Native Title Issue for Indian Mining Giant - 2017-04-18 [MUA]

'Un-Australian': Stranded Queenslanders made to take annual leave during Cyclone Debbie 2017-04-09 [7 News]

DreamWorld tragedy: Panel focuses on health and safety 2017-04-09 [MyGC]

Queensland Nurses Union raise fears Gold Coast aged care facilities are understaffed 2017-04-07 [Courier Mail]

Labour Day is coming - check out what is happening in Qld 2017-04-07 [Together Union]

Cook knew about water before inrush, union claims 2017-04-06 [Mining Monthly]

Wait on mine continues 2017-04-06 [CQ News]

Woman's landmark fight against supermarket giant 2017-04-06 [QT]

Cook Colliery mine targets workers to go without pay for 2 months 2017-04-06 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Coles worker could bring down enterprise bargaining system if wage challenge is successful 2017-04-04 [ABC]

Former Queensland Nickel workers waiting for answers as Clive Mensink still missing from court 2017-03-30 [Townsville Bulletin]

Extreme weather event in Brisbane closes union call centre 2017-03-30 [MEAA]

Miners resume protected industrial action at German Creek 2017-03-30 [CFMEU Mining]

Coral Knight Crew Appeal to Help Cyclone Debbie Relief while Fighting for their Jobs 2017-03-30 [MUA]

Residents say backpackers given jobs over locals at chicken factory 2017-03-28 [Cairns Post]

'Little bit of progress': NRG negotiations to resume 2017-03-28 [Gladstone Observer]

Gladstone Rio workers cash in thousands from holiday stuff up 2017-03-26 [South Burnett Times]

Black Lung report asks to include tunnels 2017-03-23 [AAP]

Government blasted for ignoring laws to prevent black lung disease 2017-03-23 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Black lung detection in Queensland 'deliberately underfunded, under-resourced' 2017-03-22 [ABC]

Industrial Commission talks start for Unions and management from Gold Coast ride attractions 2017-03-22 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

Brisbane Airport ground crew sleep on site between shifts 2017-03-22 [Courier Mail]

Black lung 'cover-up' to be exposed: Union 2017-03-17 [Sky News]

Brisbane tunnel workers at risk of lung disease from silica exposure, expert tells inquiry 2017-03-17 [ABC]

Theme parks face a rollercoaster ride of industrial action after workers claimed they were being underpaid almost $50 a week 2017-03-17 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

First they came for the retail workers, and I did not speak out — because I did not work in retail 2017-03-17 [Fairfax Media]

Pregnant woman lashes out at Queensland hospital staff demanding cigarette 2017-03-14 [7News]

Bundaberg aged care centre refuses to reveal rosters 2017-03-14 [QNU]

Michaelia Cash pressured to release report on work for the dole tragedy 2017-03-10 [Guardian]

Post employees 'work around body of dead mate' 2017-03-10 [Rockhampton Bulletin]

Huge Qld protest over penalty rates cuts 2017-03-09 [AAP]

CFMEU, ETU, Plumbers Union and Queensland Nurses Union walk off job 2017-03-09 [Courier Mail]

Australian Workers Union presses for energy reform as Rio Tinto announces job losses, production cut 2017-03-07 [International Business Times]

Save our weekend: Protect penalty rates 2017-02-24 [QNU]

Brisbane amputee with brain injury told to get a job 2017-02-23 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Cairns public bus customers forced to wait as Sunbus workers strike 2017-02-15 [Cairns Post]

AWU Queensland hiring district organisers 2017-02-15 [AWU Queensland ]

'Second wave of pain': No jobs for FIFO workers coming home 2017-02-14 [Nosa News]

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]