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Today's news - Queensland

SunBus drivers to stop work 2017-07-27 [TWU]

7-Eleven owner's 'deliberate disregard' for basic rights 2017-07-25 [Fairfax Media ]

REVEALED: The work 'crisis' plaguing the Rockhampton region 2017-07-25 [The Morning Bulletin ]

Rockhampton business owners fight for workers penalty rates pay 2017-07-20 [Rockhampton Bulletin ]

Rocky's golden apprentice girl faces 'uncertain future' 2017-07-20 [Morning Bulletin]

CFMEU goes rogue, splits from peak Queensland body 2017-07-19 [Australian Financial Review]

Brisbane to weather more bus driver strikes as fog compunds industrial action 2017-07-19 [ABC]

Brisbane bus drivers to strike over two days 2017-07-19 [Brisbane Times]

Union win for casual nurses, midwives and AINs/PCs 2017-07-14 [QNMU]

In Qld you can kill a worker and not go to jail. 2017-07-14 [News-Mail]

Terrible circumstances’: Workers suffer in CQ mine collapse 2017-07-12 [Gladstone Observer]

No end in sight for Oaky Creek strike 2017-07-11 [Mackay Daily Mercury ]

ACTU Secretary Sally McManus and CFMEU leaders Michael O'Connor and Tony Maher will join striking Glencore workers 2017-07-11 [CFMEU Mining and Energy ]

Mother of murdered backpacker calls on Government to make '88 days' farm work scheme safe 2017-07-10 [ABC]

Fair Work casuals decision 'helpful to Gladstone' but just a first step: AWU 2017-07-08 [Gladstone Observer]

Brisbane jail in lockdown as prison guards strike 2017-07-07 [AAP]

Jail pay dispute sees Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre prison guards locked out 2017-07-07 [ABC]

Central QLD miners vote no to insecure jobs in BHP mines 2017-06-29 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Brisbane glassworkers go full bottle on new agreement 2017-06-27 [AMWU]

Brisbane Commonwealth Bank staff face sackings, according to Finance Sector Union 2017-06-26 [Brisbane Courier Mail]

ACTU Sally McManus visits Mt Isa 2017-06-26 [North West Star]

Rockhampton Jockey Club backs casual workers' penalty rates 2017-06-22 [Morning Bulletin]

QCU unions will fight next State election campaign on secure jobs 2017-06-22 [QCU]

The rules that once made Australia fair are broken, QCU union boss says 2017-06-22 [Fairfax Media ]

Nationals MP George Christensen crosses the floor to defend penalty rates 2017-06-21 [The New Daily]

Militant construction unionists flooded the streets of Brisbane 2017-06-21 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Workers at State Gvt owned power plant to start industrial action on Friday 2017-06-21 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Unions urge miners to get checked as more dust diseases uncovered 2017-06-21 [CFMEU Mining and Energy ]

Strike threat at Queensland power plant 2017-06-21 [AAP]

Coffee Club franchise in Brisbane fined $180k for exploiting worker 2017-06-19 [Brisbane Times]

Gold Coast mayoral candidate got 'sidelines' CFMEU support 2017-06-15 [Fairfax Media]

Strike at Oaky North enters week six 2017-06-15 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Bundaberg workers to lose millions if Turnbull cuts penalty rates 2017-06-15 [ACTU]

CS Energy rejects 'untrue' union claims, calls for end to Kogan Creek standoff 2017-06-13 [Chinchilla News]

Collinsville power station strike: allegiances still firm 50 years after bitter dispute 2017-06-08 [ABC]

Rockhampton Bishop stands with Aurizon workers 2017-06-07 [Catholic Leader]

Beenleigh company offers workers a union that’s not a union 2017-06-07 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

About 20,000 people affected by Sunbus driver strike 2017-06-06 [Cairns Post]

Cairns bus drivers to stop work In pay frustration 2017-06-06 [TWU]

Penalty rate cuts to hit families hard 2017-06-05 [Springfield Daily Record]

Angry, empty': Axed Rocky worker left choking back tears 2017-06-02 [CQ News]

Aurizon job losses in regional Queensland kick in the guts, union says 2017-06-02 [ABC]

Aurizon to close Rockhampton workshop, 180 employees affected 2017-06-02 [ABC]

Call for Minister Lynham to resign over insensitive black lung comments 2017-06-02 [CFMEU]

Unions won’t bow to Clubs Australia threats 2017-05-21 [ACTU]

United Voice union facing legal action after penalty rate protests at club 2017-05-17 [Brisbane Times]

Brisbane shelf-stacker secures key win against might of Coles, SDA 2017-05-14 [Fairfax Media]

Dirty deal lets Anglo bosses off the hook for miner's death 2017-05-13 [CFMU]

Labour Day march in Brisbane 2017-05-02 [Nine News ]

Residents take to streets, march against penalty rate cuts 2017-05-01 [The Chronicle]

This month in labour history

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]