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

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

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

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

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

Foreign ships and workers to take over the 'golden triangle' iron ore and coal run, leaving 80 Australians out of a job 2019-01-17 [Newcastle Herald]

Unions draw strength from 'spectacular victory' at coal mine 2019-01-17 [The Australian]

Unions draw strength from ‘spectacular victory’ at coal mine 2019-01-16 [The Australian]

Wongawilli miners start two-week strike over job security and better conditions. 2019-01-14 [The Mercury]

Labour hire workers employed by Australian Taxation Office in Newcastle left short after power outage 2018-12-30 [The Herald]

Nanjing 80th Anniversary Service 2018-12-19 [MUA]

Woolies’ plan for thousands to spend Christmas Day shelf-packing shelved 2018-12-18 [News.com]

NTEU condemns the secret deal between Ramsay Centre University of Wollongong 2018-12-17 [NTEU]

Secret email reveals State Government’s plan to silence political dissent 2018-12-16 [Unions NSW]

Labor to end 'exploitative' unpaid internships 2018-12-15 [The Morning Herald]

Sign the petition: Say NO to Quantitative Benchmarks! 2018-12-09 [NTEU]

A 'Grinch act': Qantas asks staff to volunteer extra hours over Christmas 2018-12-08 [The Guardian]

Qantas call for volunteers at Sydney Airport has workers seeing red 2018-12-08 [Stuff]

State's electoral funding laws threaten free speech, unions tell High Court 2018-12-05 [The Morning Herald]

Union calls for Hunter workers to fight for entitlements ahead of RCR Tomlinson creditors' meeting 2018-11-29 [The Herald]

Northern Beaches Hospital's 'teething problems' put patients at risk, claim union and Labor 2018-11-17 [ABC]

Union wins hefty pay rises after strike costs employer $3million 2018-11-17 [Sydney Morning Herald]

DP World Walks Out Of Meeting With MUA For New Enterprise Agreement 2018-11-16 [MUA]

MUA Front And Centre Of Dalfram Dispute Commemoration 2018-11-16 [MUA]

Big victory for workers in Wollongong, the Hunter as union secures a fair deal from Boom Logistics 2018-11-16 [CFMMEU]

CFMEU members celebrate their win in an industrial dispute with Boom Logistics 2018-11-16 [The Argus]

Dalfram dispute anniversary coincides with Japanese Prime Minister's historic Darwin visit 2018-11-16 [ABC]

Merivale staff seek to kill off WorkChoices-era pay agreement over weekend penalty rates 2018-11-12 [ABC]

Hillside bus services resume amid strike action that caused lengthy delays for commuters 2018-11-08 [News.com]

Google staff walkout in Sydney over sexual harassment 2018-11-02 [The Financial Review]

Sydney ferry strike: Delays expected for some commuters 2018-10-31 [9 News]

Strike action planned at Bindaree Beef 2018-10-23 [The Argus]

Workers are on indefinite strike at Singleton's Boom Logistics' depot 2018-10-19 [The Argus]

New OHS toolkit for small business 2018-10-03 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Union figure resigns from ALP 2018-09-17 [Newcastle Herald]

Traffic chaos in Sydney's west as bus drivers walk off the job during peak hour periods in the morning and afternoon to protest pay conditions 2018-09-11 [The Daily Mail]

Sydney Metro rail accident: worker in hospital after falling eight metres 2018-09-11 [The Australian]

Free Bus Trips In Western Sydney Today 2018-09-07 [Triple M]

Unions protest against ABCC in Sydney 2018-09-06 [The Times]

Hunter workers join national campaign against Coalition industrial relations 2018-09-06 [The Herald]

 VIDEO Thousands of families to be affected by childcare strike 2018-09-04 [News.com]

Racing threat to lock out workers over strike threat to richest race 2018-09-03 [The Australian]

Man Dies As Mob Attacks Paramedics: Union 2018-09-02 [Ten Daily]

Workers at Port Kembla company vote to take indefinite strike action 2018-08-29 [Illawarra Mercury]

Riverina Electrical Trades Union members come together to change broken workplace laws 2018-08-23 [The Area News]

Union boss Sheldon eyes NSW Senate seat 2018-08-13 [The News]

Union members come together in Dubbo to change broken workplace laws 2018-08-04 [The Daily Liberal]

Unions call for Foodora compensation fund 2018-08-03 [SBS]

BlueScope workers weigh strike action 2018-08-02 [The Australian]

Port Kembla steelworkers to consider going on strike 2018-08-02 [The Mercury]

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]