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Leaked documents reveal plan to replace workers at Port Kembla Coal Terminal 2018-01-18 [ABC]

Shock remarks from Minister spark debate 2018-01-18 [Big Rigs]

Union concerned government will blame truck drivers for crashes 2018-01-18 [Daily Liberal]

Truck drivers could get an electric shock in ‘offensive’ suggestion to reduce road carnage 2018-01-18 [The New Daily ]

Australian unions protest for locked-out Fijian aviation workers https://goo.gl/YwjyzV 2018-01-17 [ITF]

Sydney train strike threat prompts Labor leader to say Transport Minister belongs 'in a cupboard' 2018-01-17 [ABC]

Sydney and NSW train workers to go on 24-hour strike 2018-01-16 [ABC]

Premier confident there will be no train strike 2018-01-16 [SBS]

Truck driver dies after three-vehicle crash explosion south of Newcastle at Cooranbong 2018-01-16 [ABC]

Train workers take industrial action 2018-01-15 [SBS]

State government urges rail workers not to strike following Sydney train 'mess' 2018-01-13 [SBS]

Sydney trains meltdown: NSW drivers flag strikes after voting 'yes' to protected industrial action 2018-01-13 [ABC]

Port Kembla lockout ends. Workers back 2018-01-12 [Illawarra Mercury]

Fix our rail chaos. Complain to the Ministef. Here  ActNOW!  2018-01-12 [Our Transport]

Nurses union claims recommendations not yet implemented at Bega's hospital 2018-01-12 [Bega News]

'Catastrophic' nurse shortage predicted to affect patient care 2018-01-12 [ABC]

Ausgrid workers to strike over pay freezes 2018-01-11 [Fairfax Media]

Ausgrid power system workers threaten 'hot summer' strikes in fight for pay rise 2018-01-10 [Newcastle Herald]

NSW power workers vote overwhelming to take industrial action over stalled negotiations 2018-01-10 [ETU NSW]

New transport timetable causing commuter chaos 2018-01-09 [RTBU]

Sydney rail meltdown triggered by rushed timetable reforms : Union 2018-01-09 [ABC]

Port Kembla coal terminal dispute with workers escalated 2018-01-09 [ABC]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal shuts out 60 workers 2018-01-09 [Australian Mining]

ACTU calls for lockout law changes in response to Port Kembla coal dispute 2018-01-09 [AFR]

Squeezing more out of Sydney’s train fleet leaves less time for maintenance 2018-01-09 [Fairfax Media]

CFMEU condemns Port Kembla coal loader lockout 2018-01-08 [CFMEU MINING ]

Vale Don McDonald 2018-01-08 [ACTU]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal locks out 60 workers after CFMEU takes protected industrial action 2018-01-08 [ABC]

'We feel devalued': Workers picket Port Kembla Coal Terminal after lockout 2018-01-08 [Illawarra Mercury]

Port Kembla lockout continues pattern of heavy-handed employer action 2018-01-08 [ACTU]

Domino's Pizza worker shot in armed robbery in Wentworthville 2018-01-08 [ABC]

Port Kembla coal terminal launches unprecedented lockout to counter CFMEU threat 2018-01-08 [AFR]

Rise in truck deaths prompts call for return of road safety watchdog. 2018-01-07 [Daily Liberal]

Port Kembla Coal Terminal workers to be locked out by company 2018-01-06 [Illawarra Mercury ]

Don’t want much for $25/hr do you?’: Ad for after-school nanny lists duties including dog walking 2018-01-05 [News Ltd ]

Industrial Action Secures Pay Rises For Beef Workers Across Northern NSW 2018-01-04 [AMIEU NEWCASTLE ]

Federal MP must surrender documents about police raid on union 2018-01-02 [Sydney Criminal Lawyers]

 VIDEO In 2017 we celebrated our past and fought for our future 2017-12-29 [Unions NSW ]

Homeless centre cleaners lose jobs after St Vincent de Paul NSW ditches contractor 2017-12-23 [Fairfax Media ]

New overtime pay for casuals, part-timers ‘misleading window-dressing’ regional union leader warns 2017-12-22 [Illawarra Mercury ]

Mardi Gras parade and NSW teachers union 2017-12-21 [Teachers Federation ]

Christmas on strike for CFMEU at Port Kembla Coal Terminal 2017-12-21 [Illawarra Mercury ]

Truck drivers hold Xmas memorial to victims of truck crashes 2017-12-20 [TWU]

Paramedics sweltering in hot uniforms during heatwave: Union 2017-12-20 [Illawarra Mercury]

New contract to hit school cleaner jobs 2017-12-19 [Education ]

Union boss Tony Sheldon may gazump Kristina Keneally for Senate 2017-12-19 [The Australian ]

South32 to cut more than 200 jobs at Appin mine, workers told 2017-12-16 [Illawarra Mercury ]

Half of all NSW workers are being encouraged to take time off over Christmas 2017-12-14 [Illawarra Mercury]

Unions Protest Outside Turnbull Appearance on QandA 2017-12-14 [MUA]

Day in the life of a paramedic: why government must support training for emergency workers 2017-12-14 [Fairfax Media]

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]

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