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Today's news - Queensland

Brisbane glassworkers go full bottle on new agreement 2017-06-27 [AMWU]

Brisbane Commonwealth Bank staff face sackings, according to Finance Sector Union 2017-06-26 [Brisbane Courier Mail]

ACTU Sally McManus visits Mt Isa 2017-06-26 [North West Star]

Rockhampton Jockey Club backs casual workers' penalty rates 2017-06-22 [Morning Bulletin]

QCU unions will fight next State election campaign on secure jobs 2017-06-22 [QCU]

The rules that once made Australia fair are broken, QCU union boss says 2017-06-22 [Fairfax Media ]

Nationals MP George Christensen crosses the floor to defend penalty rates 2017-06-21 [The New Daily]

Militant construction unionists flooded the streets of Brisbane 2017-06-21 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Workers at State Gvt owned power plant to start industrial action on Friday 2017-06-21 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Unions urge miners to get checked as more dust diseases uncovered 2017-06-21 [CFMEU Mining and Energy ]

Strike threat at Queensland power plant 2017-06-21 [AAP]

Coffee Club franchise in Brisbane fined $180k for exploiting worker 2017-06-19 [Brisbane Times]

Gold Coast mayoral candidate got 'sidelines' CFMEU support 2017-06-15 [Fairfax Media]

Strike at Oaky North enters week six 2017-06-15 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Bundaberg workers to lose millions if Turnbull cuts penalty rates 2017-06-15 [ACTU]

CS Energy rejects 'untrue' union claims, calls for end to Kogan Creek standoff 2017-06-13 [Chinchilla News]

Collinsville power station strike: allegiances still firm 50 years after bitter dispute 2017-06-08 [ABC]

Rockhampton Bishop stands with Aurizon workers 2017-06-07 [Catholic Leader]

Beenleigh company offers workers a union that’s not a union 2017-06-07 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

About 20,000 people affected by Sunbus driver strike 2017-06-06 [Cairns Post]

Cairns bus drivers to stop work In pay frustration 2017-06-06 [TWU]

Penalty rate cuts to hit families hard 2017-06-05 [Springfield Daily Record]

Angry, empty': Axed Rocky worker left choking back tears 2017-06-02 [CQ News]

Aurizon job losses in regional Queensland kick in the guts, union says 2017-06-02 [ABC]

Aurizon to close Rockhampton workshop, 180 employees affected 2017-06-02 [ABC]

Call for Minister Lynham to resign over insensitive black lung comments 2017-06-02 [CFMEU]

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]

This month in labour history

5-06-1974 The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment. [more]

16-06-1886 The Australian Workers Union, widely accepted as Australia's oldest union, was established at Fern's Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, as a shearers' union [more]

24-06-1929 The six month timber workers strike ends in defeat as workers have to accept a 48 hour week. [more]