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CFMEU warn Adani coalmine risks selling out local jobs and threatens water 2019-05-24 [Guardian Australia]

PM looks dejected as unionists ruin Longman campaign event 2019-05-18 [NT News]

Clive Palmer gag clause: QN workers told to make no disparaging comments if they want entitlements 2019-05-16 [Guardian Australia]

Cathy O'Toole meets with Together members 2019-05-14 [ASU]

Female mine workers asked about toilet habits at central Queensland mine 2019-05-07 [ABC]

Undertakings to Churches of Christ agreement 2019-05-03 [ASU]

Medical Officers: Vote now for Together doctors' hard-won improvements to pay and conditions 2019-05-02 [ASU]

MUA leader declares opposition to Adani 2019-04-30 [Australian Financial Review]

Brisbane Labour Day Celebrations 2019-04-24 [ASU]

Sally McManus refuses to back Adani coal mine 2019-04-24 [The Times]

Ambulance officers prompt emergency action 2019-04-23 [United Voice]

A little recognition goes a long way 2019-04-23 [United Voice]

Youth Detention update 2019-04-23 [ASU]

Will you stand up for your community? 2019-04-21 [ASU]

UQ HASS Faculty Board Rejects Proposed Ramsay Programme 2019-04-13 [NTEU]

AWU strengthening alliances with farm supply workers 2019-04-11 [The Register]

Government acts on safety concerns 2019-04-08 [United Voice]

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2019 2019-04-08 [Queensland Unions]

UQ Humanities and Law Staff Reject Proposed Ramsay Programme 2019-04-08 [NTEU]

Arnott's Brisbane factory workers claim they have been underpaid $1 million in overtime 2019-04-08 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Union leader threatens 'war' on Queensland docks 2019-03-26 [The Financial Review]

education members stand up for their rights 2019-03-20 [United Voice]

Change the Rules election campaign kicks off in Leichhardt 2019-03-20 [ACTU]

Gladstone: Maritime Workers to Hold Rally Outside Parliamentary Inquiry 2019-03-18 [MUA]

Chances of success increase at casino 2019-03-16 [United Voice]

Uber and taxi cop will not have any 'real power': Taxi Council 2019-03-13 [The Times]

AWU takes aim at Growcom over horticulture enterprise agreements 2019-03-11 [The Register]

Ben Fordham clashes with union boss over ferry strike 2019-03-06 [2GB]

AIRPORT SECURITY OFFICERS BAG BETTER EBA 2019-03-05 [United Voice]

Government listens to United Voice members 2019-03-03 [United Voice]

Unions back recommendation to jail dodgy employers for wage theft 2019-03-03 [Queensland Unions]

Meet Neil Rogers – Change the Rules Activist 2019-03-03 [Queensland Unions]

Queensland Uni breaks its promise on Ramsay 2019-03-03 [NTEU]

Brisbane Ferry workers win a fair EBA! 2019-03-03 [MUA]

CityCats to strike again on Friday morning as dispute worsens 2019-02-06 [The Times]

Aurizon's Queensland coal business in for more industrial action next week 2019-02-01 [S&P]

Casino workers win big as new EBA takes effect 2019-01-30 [United Voice]

Workers extend strike on coal rail route 2019-01-30 [Montel]

MUA submission to Queensland Intrastate Shipping Inquiry 2019-01-29 [MUA]

Labor to create 200 Department of Human Services jobs in Townsville if elected 2019-01-25 [CPSU]

Bill Shorten promises $7.2 million to boost Centrelink and Medicare call centre staff in Cairns 2019-01-25 [CPSU]

NTEU calls on Qld Uni to make public Ramsay draft MOU 2019-01-24 [NTEU]

$33million boost for Logan Hospital 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Funding win for new education agreements 2019-01-18 [United Voice]

ATO members in South Queensland 2019-01-18 [CPSU]

Sydney and Brisbane wharfies to take industrial action over push to slash working conditions 2019-01-16 [MUA]

Sweet win for sugar workers 2019-01-14 [The Australian]

McDonald's faces 'historic' protests over work conditions 2019-01-12 [The Financial Review]

Staff far from McHappy about breaks 2019-01-11 [The Courier-Mail]

Young McDonald's workers ‘terrified’ to ask for toilet breaks 2019-01-11 [The Times]

This month in labour history

1-05-1946 Eight hundred Aboriginal workers walk-off twenty-seven sheep stations in Western Australia, beginning the Pilbara strike that lasts until 1949. [more]

3-05-1927 The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is founded [more]

15-05-1905 The Merchant Service Guild of Australasia became the first trade union to be registered under the Australian Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904 [more]

16-05-1891 Henry Lawson's poem 'Freedom on the Wallaby', written during the great sheep shearers' strike, is published in The Worker newspaper. [more]