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Today's news - Queensland

Coal miners left in the dark 2017-12-15 [Mackay Daily Mercury]

Questions already over new LNP leaders economic credentials 2017-12-14 [QCU]

Pressure mounts for 10 days paid domestic violence leave 2017-12-13 [QNMU]

Save Xmas for the Oaky North mining families 2017-12-12 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

CFMEU slams Qld cabinet as it's sworn in 2017-12-12 [AAP]

Anglo American unfairly dismissed miner over sexual harassment claims 2017-12-12 [AFR]

State voteters opted for stability and certainty over chaos 2017-12-08 [QCU]

George was lying': MP blasted over penalty rates backdown 2017-12-05 [Mackay Daily Mercury ]

Man killed in workplace accident 2017-12-05 [Mackay Daily Mercury ]

Final conference for financial union boss 2017-12-05 [Gympie Times]

Radiologists to be trained to world standard to detect black lung disease 2017-12-05 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Christmas appeal for Oaky North miners launched with newspaper ads 2017-12-05 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

BMA declines opportunity to progress enterprise 2017-12-04 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Brisbane Optus Business Centre faces Fair Work suit and $130,000 claim from sacked employee 2017-12-04 [CRN]

Fury as 85 school staff read they had been sacked in newspaper 2017-11-30 [Fairfax Media]

85 sacked from Shalom Christian College just before Xmas 2017-11-29 [IEU Queensland]

Adani mining jobs: Company starts search for workers 2017-11-28 [Brisbane Courier Mail]

PAY DAY: Qld apprentices score 'substantial' wage rise 2017-11-27 [QT]

Apprentices to receive pay rise after Federal Court ruling 2017-11-27 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Apprentices in Qld set for pay rise after union win 2017-11-27 [CFMEU Qld ]

Significant win for Queensland apprentices 2017-11-27 [Hall Payne]

Thousands of QLD apprentices owed back pay after Federal Court rules in favour of wage justice 2017-11-27 [ETU Queensland]

Unions to seek $70 million in back pay for apprentices in Qld 2017-11-27 [Courier-Mail]

China will finance Adani mine, insiders say, but it will cost Australian jobs 2017-11-24 [ABC]

Charges over CFMEU protest as ECQ looks into Tim Nicholls attack ad 2017-11-23 [Fairfax Media]

Female first mate entangling the net of male-dominated fishing industry 2017-11-22 [ABC]

AWU Mourns Death of Traffic Controller Overnight 2017-11-14 [AWU Queensland]

Unions in Queensland urge votes to put One Nation last 2017-11-13 [QCU]

Union boss responds to 'pedophile' taunt at One Nation BBQ 2017-11-13 [QT]

Action on insurance for OHS penalties slows down 2017-11-13 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Union tried to force works to join, court finds 2017-11-10 [Fairfax Media]

CFMEU tried to force Qld workers to join 2017-11-10 [AAP]

IndustriALL Executive Committee endorses Glencore campaign 2017-11-10 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Glencore locks out miners for another two weeks 2017-11-07 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Qld nurses demand Nicholls guarantee hospital jobs state-wide 2017-11-07 [QNMU]

Lock-out fuels fears of workforce 'casualisation' 2017-10-20 [CQNews]

Unions begin their campaign to help Bundaberg MP 2017-10-18 [News-Mail]

Missing trawler crew have ‘best shot at survival due to experience’ 2017-10-18 [The New Daily]

'Worst days on the job': Six men still lost at sea 2017-10-17 [Gladstone Observer]

Unions warn Gold Coast City Council stop work strikes could continue until Christmas 2017-10-17 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

ale former Qld TWU stalwart Hughie Williams 2017-10-16 [Owner Driver]

Industrial manslaughter debate reveals commitment and misunderstandings 2017-10-16 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Vale Hughie Williams 2017-10-16 [TWU Queensland]

Vale Hughie Williams: ‘Plenty of courage, plenty of guts and plenty of determination’ 2017-10-16 [news.com.au]

Minister held meetings with old union over EBA pay rises 2017-10-16 [The Australian]

Industrial manslaughter bill passes Queensland Parliament 2017-10-13 [Fairfax Media ]

Historic win in Queensland: Kill a Worker Go to Jail 2017-10-13 [CFMEU Construction ]

Miner claims union told workers to screenshot ‘no’ vote 2017-10-13 [Mercury]

Industrial Manslaughter arguments cover old ground 2017-10-12 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Capricornia MP meets with protesters 2017-10-11 [The Bulletin]

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]