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Rich lister forced to boost young workers’ pay rates [United Voice] 2019-01-23

TWU slamS the Federal Government’s tax grab plans of on-demand economy workers [TWU] 2019-01-23

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping [MUA] 2019-01-22

Proud to be Public campaign launched in Townsville, Cairns against privatisation of Medicare, Centrelink [CPSU] 2019-01-22

Frydenberg offers nothing for working people [ACTU] 2019-01-22

40,000+ more casual jobs, but no pay rises under Coalition [ACTU] 2019-01-22

How a default union membership could help reduce income inequality [The Conversation] 2019-01-22

No Minister and No Plan for Wages Crisis [ACTU] 2019-01-19

Farm Workers campaign for amnesty reaches federal conference - audio link [NUW] 2019-01-18

Huge win for Wollongong Coal workers [ACTU] 2019-01-18

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Rich lister forced to boost young workers’ pay rates 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Early Childhood Educators Hold G8 To Account 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Victoria Cleaner Kikor keeps his job 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Tasmania No space in Tassie car park for unfair dismissal 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Queensland $33million boost for Logan Hospital 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Western Australia Slip, slap, slop, seek, slide not just for kids 2019-01-23 [Unions WA]

TWU slamS the Federal Government’s tax grab plans of on-demand economy workers 2019-01-23 [TWU]

Death and Disability Insurance Update 2019-01-23 [AWU]

Need help? Seek it out 2019-01-23 [MEAA]

New South Wales MUA Welcomes Support of AWU Workers at BlueScope Steel in Port Kembla 2019-01-23 [MUA]

ILO calls for guarantee of basic work rights in changing economy 2019-01-23 [ACTU]

Telstra resumes job cuts with another 750 roles gone 2019-01-23 [CRN]

ALP ‘locks in’ shipping fleet, MUA believes 2019-01-23 [The Australian]

Western Australia Wage theft inquiry backed by union 2019-01-23 [The Times]

Union calls for Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts facing tax crackdown to be protected 2019-01-23 [The Guardian]

#SaveHakeem: Stop the deportation of a Baharaini refugee 2019-01-23 [Green Left Weekly]

ACTU calls for an inquiry arrest of Australian foootballer Hakeem al-Araibi 2019-01-23 [SBS]

Northern Territory Darwin pub staff allegedly told to ban 'blacks' and charge Aboriginies for water 2019-01-22 [ABC]

Australians lost more than $10 million to scammers last year. Follow these easy tips to avoid being conned. 2019-01-22 [Professionals Australia]

Advice for Hollywood hopefuls 2019-01-22 [MEAA]

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping 2019-01-22 [MUA]

ABC casual underpayment 2019-01-22 [CPSU]

You're going to start hearing some hard hitting radio ads... 2019-01-22 [CPSU]

Proud to be Public campaign launched in Townsville, Cairns against privatisation of Medicare, Centrelink 2019-01-22 [CPSU]

TAFE in the 21st Century 2019-01-22 [AEU]

Frydenberg offers nothing for working people 2019-01-22 [ACTU]

40,000+ more casual jobs, but no pay rises under Coalition 2019-01-22 [ACTU]

Warning issued to Aussie tradies to take the rest of the week off work as the heatwave hits - and why your bosses are powerless to stop you 2019-01-22 [The Daily Mail]

Stable staff want share of the spoils 2019-01-22 [Racing]

How a default union membership could help reduce income inequality 2019-01-22 [The Conversation]

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping 2019-01-22 [ITF]

Unions right to attack rorted backpacker visa scheme 2019-01-22 [Macro Business]

Australia Expands Pacific Labor Scheme to Win Influence in Region 2019-01-22 [jakartaglobe]

Chronic understaffing in aged care is causing enormous pain and suffering for residents and families 2019-01-21 [ANMF]

New South Wales 'We're not going anywhere', say locked-out Port Kembla coal terminal workers 2019-01-21 [Illawara Mercury]

Aged care worker voices must be a vital part of royal commission 2019-01-21 [United Voice]

Fewer teachers entering federal politics 2019-01-21 [AEU]

National procurement policy a hard-fought win for local manufacturing jobs 2019-01-21 [AMWU]

Number of Australian billionaires up 30% - wages flat 2019-01-21 [ACTU]

Inquiry needed into Aussie role in Hakeem’s jailing 2019-01-21 [ACTU]

 VIDEO  ACTU calls for an inquiry into arrest of Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi 2019-01-21 [SBS]

Fair Work to decide if you can be sacked for a nap on your unpaid break 2019-01-21 [The Morning Herald]

New South Wales Give us a reason to come home: Irish nurses in Australia go viral with message to govt 2019-01-21 [Irish Examiner]

New South Wales Irish nurses in Sydney hold demonstration supporting strike 2019-01-21 [RTE]

Australia's rich keep getting richer, with billionaires wealth rising $160b in one year, says Oxfam 2019-01-21 [ABC]

New South Wales 5 hours sleep between shifts: How the eight hour work day was lost 2019-01-21 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Win for coalminers in Wollongong 2019-01-21 [redflag]

Irish nurses in Sydney hold demonstration supporting strike 2019-01-20 [RTÉ]

‘No other option’: Telstra braces as employees vote on strike action 2019-01-20 [The Morning Herald]

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This month in labour history

2-01-1879 Sacked Austrialian seamen return to work after a six week strike, with the promise of re-employment over the next two years. [more]

3-01-1974 Forty four Victoria Street squatters, including BLF activist Joe Owens, are arrested as property developers try to clear the area for the construction of three skyscrapers. [more]

14-01-1929 600 union dock workers rushed the scab-filled Mareeba steamship in Port Adelaide. Scabs and police fought the workers, who retaliated with stones, injuring 30 scabs. One scab began shooting into the crowd but was not arrested. [more]

18-01-1929 800 women - mostly the wives of striking Port Adelaide workers - began a march in support of their husbands. The women, many with their children marched to the port to confront scabs, and fought back when attacked by police. [more]

31-01-1912 A general strike begins in Brisbane in support of thousands of tramworkers sacked for wearing union badges. [more]