'This is the moment': new ACTU president Michele O'Neil is ready to win change

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'This is the moment': new ACTU president Michele O'Neil is ready to win change [The Guardian] 2018-07-22

Unions look at free membership to attract young workers [The Australian] 2018-07-22

Victoria Free bus travel for Melbourne as pay dispute negotiations hit the brakes [The New Daily] 2018-07-19

Unemployment rate down, but where is our pay? [ACTU] 2018-07-19

ACTU commits to action on national Industrial Manslaughter Laws, OHS regulatory regime, eradication of asbestos [ACTU] 2018-07-19

Historic MoU signals new era of cooperation to create good secure jobs [ACTU] 2018-07-17

New ACTU president praises union militancy [The Financial Review] 2018-07-17

Victoria Note Printing strike delays new banknote [Pro Print] 2018-07-11

Victoria Bus drivers' strike halts some Vic routes [The Daily Mail] 2018-07-09

Bureau of Meteorology staff end long-running strike but hundreds remain unhappy [The West Australian] 2018-07-07

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New South Wales No holiday pay for 80% of workers on Pacific Highway upgrade 2018-07-22 [The Examiner]

New South Wales New appointments to the NSW Industrial Relations Commission 2018-07-22 [The Morning Herald]

Labor Seeks Action On Food Deliverers Paid Little, Injured On The Job 2018-07-22 [Ten Daily]

New laws needed for 'exploited' gig economy workers 2018-07-22 [The Morning Herald]

Esso renews threat to terminate Bass Strait deal with unions 2018-07-22 [The Financial Review]

'This is the moment': new ACTU president Michele O'Neil is ready to win change 2018-07-22 [The Guardian]

Unions look at free membership to attract young workers 2018-07-22 [The Australian]

Victoria Security guards to strike over pay 2018-07-21 [Infosurhoy]

Victoria CDC bus drivers to lose pay over ongoing industrial action 2018-07-20 [Radio Ballarat]

New South Wales 'Won't exactly be smooth sailing': Union strife deepens on $6.7b tunnel 2018-07-20 [The Morning Herald]

Female ride-share drivers campaign for safer working conditions 2018-07-20 [The Morning Herald]

Victoria Ballarat's CDC bus strike will mean you get a free fare 2018-07-19 [The Courier]

Victoria Free bus travel for Melbourne as pay dispute negotiations hit the brakes 2018-07-19 [The New Daily]

Victoria Security guards to strike over pay in Vic 2018-07-19 [The Daily Mail]

Unemployment rate down, but where is our pay? 2018-07-19 [ACTU]

ACTU commits to action on national Industrial Manslaughter Laws, OHS regulatory regime, eradication of asbestos 2018-07-19 [ACTU]

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

Militant Michele O’Neil strikes a tough line as ACTU president 2018-07-18 [The Australian]

New leader of Australian peak union body calls for greater strike rights 2018-07-18 [Xinhua]

Labor will 'restore penalty rates, close gender pay gap' 2018-07-18 [9 News]

Historic MoU signals new era of cooperation to create good secure jobs 2018-07-17 [ACTU]

Victoria Vic bus drivers on picket line over pay 2018-07-17 [The Daily Mail]

New ACTU president praises union militancy 2018-07-17 [The Financial Review]

 VIDEO  Childcare workers threaten to strike 2018-07-16 [9 News]

Wayne Swan: unions can tap into wage worries to win votes for Labor 2018-07-15 [The Guardian]

AIG refuses to acknowledge crisis of insecure work 2018-07-15 [ACTU]

Major ACTU pow wow to set unions' agenda 2018-07-15 [The Daily Mail]

Unions recruit Danny Glover as lethal weapon in work rules campaign 2018-07-13 [Sydney Morning Herald]

NOPSEMA ‘toothless tiger’ 2018-07-13 [The Times]

184 people killed in 163 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks in just 12 months, inquiry told 2018-07-13 [NT News]

South Australia There but for the Grace of God ….. the “evaluation” of SafeWorkSA 2018-07-13 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Victoria Bus drivers to walk off job again as CDC Victoria continues mediation 2018-07-12 [The Herald]

Victoria Note Printing strike delays new banknote 2018-07-11 [Pro Print]

Victoria Bus drivers stage 24-hour strike in Melbourne, Ballarat, Geelong 2018-07-10 [ABC]

South Australia Bus driver's strike - union apologises to commuters - asks to support workers 2018-07-10 [The Advertiser]

Independent analysis of WorkSafe activities and strategies 2018-07-09 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

BCA staff accused of ‘propaganda’ against industry super funds 2018-07-09 [The New Daily]

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

Check your pay if you’re working under an award 2018-07-09 [ACTU]

Victoria Prepare for commuter chaos: Bus drivers strike for 24 hours 2018-07-09 [The New Daily]

Victoria Bus drivers' strike halts some Vic routes 2018-07-09 [The Daily Mail]

Bureau of Meteorology staff end long-running strike but hundreds remain unhappy 2018-07-07 [The West Australian]

Victoria Nearly 600 bus drivers in Victoria are expected to walk off the job for 24 hours next week over a pay dispute 2018-07-07 [The News]

Objections, support and deterrence 2018-07-06 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

IFJ calls on Nauru President Baron Waqa to revoke ban on ABC journalists 2018-07-05 [IFJ]

Industrial Manslaughter and the Big Picture (2004) 2018-07-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Foodora workers claim they are 'exploited by sandshoe-wearing billionaires paying them less than $8 an hour to deliver fast-food' - until one set up a group chat to expose their '1800s-style' practices 2018-07-04 [The Daily Mail]

New South Wales Shoalhaven sewage project a real stinker for workers 2018-07-04 [The Register]

Union fights back against sexist push to cut hairdressers’ penalty rates 2018-07-04 [My Sunshine Coast]

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3-07-1892 A 6,000 strong meeting calls for immediate strike action at Broken Hill as miners' previous agreements with employers expire. [more]

16-07-1986 The mining community of Moura was hit with disaster when a massive explosion at No. 4 mine claimed 12 lives. [more]

27-07-1917 A mass meeting of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in Sydney votes to strike against the introduction of a time card system. [more]