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Today's news - Western Australia

Premier Mark McGowan addresses rally over local weather forecasting cuts 2018-09-21 [CPSU]

Alcoa strike leads to notice of motion from Andrew Hastie, criticism from Labor senators 2018-09-14 [The Mail]

Alcoa strike set to drag on 2018-09-10 [Mining Journal]

Striking union claims Alcoa yet to reveal full extent of production hit 2018-09-07 [The Financial Review]

Alcoa workers vote against EBA, continue strike 2018-09-07 [Platt's]

Workers extend strike at Alcoa's alumina operations 2018-09-07 [Reuters]

Union says WA strike has hit Alcoa output 2018-09-06 [Nine]

Union says it sees Alcoa alumina output hit by strike 2018-09-05 [Reuters]

Alcoa braces for alumina strike vote 2018-09-04 [Reuters]

Opposition leader Bill Shorten supports Alcoa workers over job security 2018-08-30 [The Coastal Times]

Shorten throws support behind striking Alcoa workers ahead of vote 2018-08-29 [The Mail]

Alcoa strike to continue 2018-08-28 [The West Australian]

Sally McManus visits 1600 workers fighting to protect their job security 2018-08-27 [ACTU]

Hundreds of Alcoa workers voice concerns over job security outside Parliament 2018-08-22 [The Daily Courier]

Alcoa employees take strike to Parliament House 2018-08-22 [97.3]

Ministers and MPs join striking workers at Parliament House protest 2018-08-22 [Today]

Alcoa's Western Australia workers vote to continue indefinite strike 2018-08-18 [Seeking Alpha]

Alcoa workers to continue strike 2018-08-17 [The Daily Mail]

Alcoa workers go on indefinite strike after talks break down 2018-08-10 [The West Australian]

Alcoa workers strike following job security concerns 2018-08-10 [9 News]

Alcoa workers on strike 2018-08-09 [Business News]

Alcoa workers strike over negotiation breakdown 2018-08-08 [The Mail]

Alcoa workers walk out over labour agreement - union 2018-08-08 [Reuters]

Retail workers fear Carousel paid parking plan will spread to other suburban shopping centres 2018-07-23 [abc]

Remote work-for-the-dole-scheme has devastating impact on indiginous people, say participants 2018-07-19 [ABC]

Worker critical after WA tunnel accident 2018-07-09 [The Australian]

Western Australia opens consultation on WHS laws 2018-07-04 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Miners protest energy forum 2018-06-18 [The Mail]

Unions WA, ACTU predicts thousands to voice protest over penalty rate cuts at ballot box 2018-06-10 [Now]

Union warns WA workers to brace for next round of penalty rate cuts 2018-06-10 [Today]

Griffin Coal maintenance workers accept new agreement 2018-02-12 [Collie Mail]

Long-running WA coal industry dispute ends 2018-02-12 [SBS]

Griffin Coal miners cop mammoth pay cut, await return-to-work date to end six-month strike 2018-02-12 [The West Australian]

Union blasts Fair Work umpire as Griffin Coal miners accept huge pay cuts to end six-month strike 2018-02-12 [Now]

Education department worker’s strike to affect start of WA school year 2018-01-30 [AAP]

School support workers to strike over education cuts 2018-01-20 [AAP]

Unions threaten strike on first day of school in WA despite Government backflip over funding cuts 2018-01-12 [ABC]

Offshore workers left on rigs as Cyclone Joyce bears down 2018-01-12 [WA Today]

Drawn-out dispute at Australian mine 2018-01-12 [IndustriALL]

Premier weighs in on Collie Griffin Coal dispute 2017-12-22 [WA Today]

Police accept $1000 pay rise after six-month dispute 2017-12-18 [West Australian]

Police union ‘reluctantly’ accepts pay deal 2017-12-18 [Perth Now]

Union workplace Organiser and campaign strategist sought 2017-12-18 [CPSU/CSAGR]

Senator Cash contoversity media man lands new job in the West 2017-12-14 [The Australian ]

Dark Day For WA Education Not Easily Forgotten 2017-12-13 [CPSU/CSA]

Education jobs row leaves loudest voice of the workers of WA strangely silent 2017-12-11 [ABC]

Opinion: Manufacturing hopes at mercy of political will 2017-12-09 [South Western Times]

Both sides back Griffin coal pay deal 2017-12-07 [West Australian ]

Fair Work Commission hands down recommendation to Griffin Coal 2017-12-07 [Collie Mail]

Domestic violence leave will help those affected find independence 2017-12-06 [The Journal]

This month in labour history

10-09-1892 The first train of contractors brought in to scab during the Broken Hill miners' strike arrives and is met with hostility from local men and women. [more]

10-09-1917 Mass meetings of Sydney railway workers express outrage at the unions' capitulation to the government's terms, but nevertheless a return to work from the general strike begins. [more]