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National Uber audit needed in Australia: Transport workers union says 2017-09-24 [AAP]

Tanya Plibersek: 'Give me a union leader over an investment banker any day' 2017-09-24 [Guardian Australia]

Unions to push for radical overhaul of 'joke' workplace laws to boost pay 2017-09-24 [Fairfax Media]

AMWU welcomes Parliamentary Friends of Books and Writers 2017-09-22 [AMWU]

Take the quiz: how much do you really know about today’s workplace? 2017-09-22 [Guardian Australia]

Why does the CFMEU support Marriage Equality? 2017-09-22 [CFMEU Construction]

Lendlease deal with CFMEU averts federal ban 2017-09-22 [The Australian]

Robot recruiters, Snapchat applications, online games: This is how we'll get our future jobs 2017-09-21 [ABC]

ChAFTA: Secret government trade deals see migrant workers exploited and leave Australians behind 2017-09-21 [ACTU]

CPSU calls on Turnbull Gvt to cap wasteful spending on consultants 2017-09-21 [CPSU]

TWU takes Fair Work action to improve Aerocare jobs 2017-09-21 [TWU]

Westpac plans to shut more branches could mean more job cuts 2017-09-21 [FSU]

ACTU #ChangeTheRules Campaign for a national pay rise kicks off 2017-09-21 [The Australian]

Gvt attacks succesful Industry Super funds because they hate unions 2017-09-21 [The New Daily]

CBA slash a further 182 jobs 2017-09-21 [FSU]

How the media oversold standing desks as a fix for inactivity at work 2017-09-20 [The Conversation]

JBS Australia offers redundancies in Tasmania and Victoria 2017-09-20 [ABC]

Boxing Day trade a choice: NSW Liberal MP 2017-09-20 [AAP]

Fair Work making bargaining unworkable, warn bosses 2017-09-20 [The Australian]

Coles pay deal to wait for tribunal ruling on cheaper agreement 2017-09-20 [Fairfax Media]

ETU rges Brandis to act against ‘rogue’ ABCC 2017-09-20 [The Australian]

Workers Strike at Melbourne Airport 2017-09-19 [Aviation Pros]

Coles case has made fast food pay deals 'unworkable' 2017-09-19 [Fairfax Media]

Michaelia Cash building a legacy of insecure work, low wage growth and underpayment 2017-09-19 [ACTU]

Wages in Australia have risen by just $3 a year since 2008 2017-09-19 [Fairfax Media]

Calls for Independent Inquiry into appointment of Nigel Hadgkiss to ABCC 2017-09-19 [CFMEU Construction]

MUA is promoting a YES vote in the amalgamation between the MUA the CFMEU and the TCFUA 2017-09-19 [ MUA]

AMWU backs Future Frigates bid 2017-09-19 [Defence Connect]

Media coverage on industry exposes disunity 2017-09-19 [Big Rigs]

Parliamentary film and TV inquiry’s report will focus on jobs and growth 2017-09-19 [if.com.au]

Risks as ATO leases about to expire 2017-09-19 [ASU Taxation Officers Branch]

From school to work – how to improve the transition for young people 2017-09-19 [ASU]

Penalty rate deal stings Coles weekday workers 2017-09-19 [The Australian]

Labor demands inquiry into Nigel Hadgkiss appointment but PM absolves Cash 2017-09-18 [Guardian Australia]

Superannuation insurance made opt-in for under-25s by Australian Super 2017-09-18 [The New Daily]

Changes to Comcare workers’ compensation pilot program 2017-09-18 [ASU Tax]

Commonwealth publc sector among victims of war on workers 2017-09-18 [CPSU]

Michaelia Cash: Labor demands Minister face inquiry for possible breach of ministerial standards 2017-09-18 [ABC]

Big Industry Super fund Australian Super makes insurance an opt-in for workers under 25 2017-09-18 [ABC]

Superannuation being slashed as workers have wages cut, are forced out of enterprise agreements 2017-09-18 [ABC]

$100 billion wipeout: one in four workers set to lose from wage attacks 2017-09-18 [Fairfax Media ]

MEAA coordinating film and TV industry ‘Make It Australian’ campaign 2017-09-18 [MediaWeek]

Film and TV industry combine for fight for the future 2017-09-18 [MEAA]

Labor demands independent inquiry into Nigel Hadgkiss building watchdog affair 2017-09-18 [Fairfax]

Transport union warns companies are slashing super and wages to benefit shareholders 2017-09-18 [ABC]

Airport workers to protest as new report shows workers losing $100 billion In retirement savings due to wage cuts 2017-09-18 [TWU]

Attacks on wages costing workers $100 billion 2017-09-18 [ACTU]

SDA secures draft new agreement for Coles employees 2017-09-18 [SDA ]

Free LGBT legal service for postal survey receiving surge in calls 2017-09-17 [The Times]

Zero, health and people – themes of the World Congress on Safety & Health 2017-09-14 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

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]