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AWU Mourns Death of Traffic Controller Overnight 2017-11-14 [AWU Queensland]

Unions in Queensland urge votes to put One Nation last 2017-11-13 [QCU]

Union boss responds to 'pedophile' taunt at One Nation BBQ 2017-11-13 [QT]

Action on insurance for OHS penalties slows down 2017-11-13 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Union tried to force works to join, court finds 2017-11-10 [Fairfax Media]

CFMEU tried to force Qld workers to join 2017-11-10 [AAP]

IndustriALL Executive Committee endorses Glencore campaign 2017-11-10 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Glencore locks out miners for another two weeks 2017-11-07 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Qld nurses demand Nicholls guarantee hospital jobs state-wide 2017-11-07 [QNMU]

Lock-out fuels fears of workforce 'casualisation' 2017-10-20 [CQNews]

Unions begin their campaign to help Bundaberg MP 2017-10-18 [News-Mail]

Missing trawler crew have ‘best shot at survival due to experience’ 2017-10-18 [The New Daily]

'Worst days on the job': Six men still lost at sea 2017-10-17 [Gladstone Observer]

Unions warn Gold Coast City Council stop work strikes could continue until Christmas 2017-10-17 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

ale former Qld TWU stalwart Hughie Williams 2017-10-16 [Owner Driver]

Industrial manslaughter debate reveals commitment and misunderstandings 2017-10-16 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Vale Hughie Williams 2017-10-16 [TWU Queensland]

Vale Hughie Williams: ‘Plenty of courage, plenty of guts and plenty of determination’ 2017-10-16 [news.com.au]

Minister held meetings with old union over EBA pay rises 2017-10-16 [The Australian]

Industrial manslaughter bill passes Queensland Parliament 2017-10-13 [Fairfax Media ]

Historic win in Queensland: Kill a Worker Go to Jail 2017-10-13 [CFMEU Construction ]

Miner claims union told workers to screenshot ‘no’ vote 2017-10-13 [Mercury]

Industrial Manslaughter arguments cover old ground 2017-10-12 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Capricornia MP meets with protesters 2017-10-11 [The Bulletin]

Glencore mineworkers mark Day 100 locked out of work at Oaky North mine 2017-10-11 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Premier pans CFMEU protest behaviour 2017-10-11 [AAP]

Union claims women will be worse off at Gold Coast City Council under new wage deal 2017-10-11 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

Former mushroom pickers shed light on alleged $646,000 underpayment by labour hire firm 2017-10-11 [ABC]

Mine bosses hit out at Qld's new industrial kill law 2017-10-10 [The Australian]

Unions pump $2 million into Labor coffers but damage perceptions 2017-10-10 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Queensland’s Industrial Manslaughter push moves to Parliament this week 2017-10-09 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

CFMEU between the ROC and a hard place 2017-10-09 [AFr]

Tim Nicolls and LNP: Heartless. Cold. Out of Touch 2017-10-09 [CFMEU]

Pay rise for 170+ workers as lengthy dispute officially ends 2017-10-09 [Gladstone Observer]

Nicolls 'Buy Local' will crash tackle regional wages and conditions 2017-10-05 [QCU]

Time for national leadership,on DV leave 2017-10-05 [WestEnder]

400 staff hours to be cut from city aged care homes 2017-09-29 [Toowoomba Chronicle ]

What's next for hundreds of jobless Ipswich workers 2017-09-28 [QT]

Workers at Glencore Oaky North wash plant reject company agreement 2017-09-28 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

CFMEU Gold Coast boss Scott Vink slaps Mayor Tom Tate with $55k damages claim 2017-09-26 [Gold Coast Bulletin ]

Ban on JCU stop-work shows rules are broken – Community protests to proceed 2017-09-21 [NTEU]

CFMEU pledge: Expect more blasts attacking Gold Coast Mayor 2017-09-21 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

 VIDEO Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate faces angry union mob chanting over his corruption 2017-09-21 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

Paying respect on Memorial Day for the workers who have lost their lives while working for coal. 2017-09-20 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate confronted by construction workers in wake of 4 Corners expose 2017-09-20 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

Deadly September: 2 disasters that shook Queensland 2017-09-19 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

AWU heroine buried in Cloncurry 2017-09-19 [North West Star]

Glencore, Project Zuckerberg, Girl Guides and the lady PI 2017-09-19 [AFR]

Ten month enterprise bargaining battle at Gladstone power station is now over 2017-09-19 [Gladstone Observer]

Warnings of delays as TMR workers spark strike 2017-09-18 [Big Rigs]

This month in labour history

1-11-1923 Police in Melbourne strike against the use of labour spies? [more]

4-11-1908 Sydney's rockchoppers vow to continue their strike "so long as one single member of the union remains in gaol." [more]

5-11-1890 Miners in Newcastle are the last New South Wales workers to return to work after the Great Strike. [more]

29-11-1849 Chartist leader William Cuffay arrives in Australia, having been transported from Britain after his treason trial [more]