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Morrison’s secret agenda: an unprecedented attack on workers’ rights [ACTU] 2019-06-24

Unions mount legal challenge to Qantas bonus threat [ACTU] 2019-06-24

Victoria Two years on Longford protest line [The Times] 2019-06-24

Historic global Convention to eliminate violence and harassment at work passed [ACTU] 2019-06-22

Government steps up attacks on working people and their unions [ACTU] 2019-06-21

Equal pay fight continues fifty years after landmark case [ACTU] 2019-06-19

RBA raises concerns about high levels of underemployment [ACTU] 2019-06-18

'No jobs on a dead planet', warns world's top union leader [The Morning Herald] 2019-06-18

Employee or not? What the Uber decision means [The Morning Herald] 2019-06-14

Statement from ACTU Secretary Sally McManus on John Setka [ACTU] 2019-06-13

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PM plans to review industrial relations 2019-06-24 [The New Daily]

TWU joins ACTU and other unions in legal challenge to Quantas bonus threat 2019-06-24 [TWU]

University of Wollongong Council ignores Academic Senate to approve Ramsay degree 2019-06-24 [NTEU]

Academic freedoms must be enshrined in law 2019-06-24 [NTEU]

Morrison’s secret agenda: an unprecedented attack on workers’ rights 2019-06-24 [ACTU]

Unions mount legal challenge to Qantas bonus threat 2019-06-24 [ACTU]

Western Australia Government's public holiday sweetener a 'dirty deal': Harvey 2019-06-24 [Today]

Victoria Two years on Longford protest line 2019-06-24 [The Times]

ACTU sues Qantas over 'discriminatory' bonus scheme 2019-06-24 [The Financial Review]

Qantas sued over “sham” employee bonus scheme 2019-06-24 [Travel Weekly]

PM reviews industrial relations, red tape 2019-06-24 [7 News]

PM’s bid to curb union power, fire up business 2019-06-24 [The Australian]

PM's bid to curb union power 2019-06-24 [The Australian]

New South Wales Long service leave to be halved by for new teachers, nurses and police 2019-06-24 [Northern Daily Leader]

Coalition uses Setka scandal to revive laws allowing deregistration of 'rogue' unions 2019-06-24 [Guardian Australia]

Historic global Convention to eliminate violence and harassment at work passed 2019-06-22 [ACTU]

Unions baulk at coalition industrial laws 2019-06-22 [7 News]

Disaster of Sopranos proportions: the Setka tipping point for ACTU 2019-06-22 [The Australian]

Professionals Australia CASA Update 2019-06-21 [Professionals Australia]

Services for Australia 2019-06-21 [CPSU]

Labour hire converted to APS employees 2019-06-21 [CPSU]

TAFE Saved My Life 2019-06-21 [AEU]

Government steps up attacks on working people and their unions 2019-06-21 [ACTU]

Porter steps up attacks on working people and their unions 2019-06-21 [Mirage]

‘Untenable’: CFMMEU secretary quits over Setka saga 2019-06-20 [The New Daily]

Government must act on loss of regional media 2019-06-20 [MEAA]

Members warned as Hollywood impersonation scam reaches Australia 2019-06-20 [MEAA]

Visionstream FWC dispute concludes - process and transparency improvements implemented 2019-06-20 [CWU]

John Setka's deputy quits over 'irreconcilable differences' 2019-06-20 [The Age]

Porter backs deregistration of CFMEU 2019-06-20 [The Financial Review]

New South Wales Sydney ferries thrown into disarray as workers execute day-long strike 2019-06-20 [7 News]

CFMMEU heavyweights back Setka, strongly deny Batty criticism 2019-06-20 [The Morning Herald]

John Setka's Victorian CFMEU deputy Shaun Reardon resigns over 'irreconcilable differences' 2019-06-20 [ABC]

Union’s national executive silent on Setka’s future 2019-06-19 [The New Daily]

Queensland Education members win new EBAs 2019-06-19 [United Voice]

A Win At The Lost Dogs Home 2019-06-19 [United Voice]

Tasmania Anna Stewart Memorial Project 2019 Applications Open 2019-06-19 [Unions Tasmania]

Gig economy survey reveals exploitation of transport workers 2019-06-19 [TWU]

2019 State Budget a trifecta of failure 2019-06-19 [SA Unions]

Professionals Australia marks 50th anniversary of equal pay case 2019-06-19 [Professionals Australia]

Border Force officer dies on vessel 2019-06-19 [News.com]

Preschool teachers demand $100000 salaries in Fair Work Commission 2019-06-19 [The Morning Herald]

Equal pay fight continues fifty years after landmark case 2019-06-19 [ACTU]

50 years after Australia’s historic ‘equal pay’ decision, the legacy of ‘women’s work’ remains 2019-06-19 [The Conversation]

Equal pay fight continues fifty years after landmark case 2019-06-19 [Mirage]

The so-called 'gig economy' changing the Australian workforce 2019-06-19 [SBS]

Northern Territory Rio Tinto NT mine production suspended amid safety concerns 2019-06-19 [ABC]

John Setka's opponents in the unions vastly outnumber his supporters 2019-06-19 [The Morning Herald]

Setka gets backing from group of unions as split deepens 2019-06-19 [The Conversation]

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