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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]

ALP vote 1970s: 'Those opposed to my left, poofters to my right' 2017-09-18 [Rockhampton Morning Bulletin]

Enough is Enough: Heads must roll at Queensland's workplace health and safety regulator 2017-09-18 [CFMEU ]

James Cook University loses bid to win new enterprise agreement in staff ballot 2017-09-18 [AFR]

Bus union, Brisbane council reach in-principle agreementin pay dispute 2017-09-15 [ABC]

Exploited Bundaberg workers 'at soup kitchens' 2017-09-11 [News-Mail]

Sunshine Plaza works shut down as more asbestos uncovered 2017-09-08 [Sunshine Coast Daily]

Robbie Katter compare labour hire issues to FIFO 2017-09-08 [North West Star]

Rumours mining giant circling our aluminium sites 2017-09-08 [Gladstone Observer]

AWU Welcomes Queensland WHS Safety Review Recommendations 2017-09-05 [AWU Queenslamd]

AWU Slams Fair Work Commission’s Cuts To Penalty Rates As Unfair 2017-09-05 [AWU Queensland ]

Brisbane bus timetable reeling from strikes but council makes new pay offer to drivers 2017-09-04 [Courier-Mail]

Unions vow to stand up (again) to keep Baby Asha safe 2017-09-04 [QCU]

Daunia and Caval Ridge mine workers to be given choice over FIFO 2017-09-01 [Mining Monthly]

Workers given priority ahead of special forum 2017-09-01 [QT]

Industry tip-off leads to Lockyer Valley farm raids 2017-08-31 [The Chronicle]

CFMEU staff could strike over pay rise 2017-08-30 [Mackay Daily Mercury ]

CFMEU wants 3pc pay rise from Glencore - won't pay its staff half that 2017-08-30 [AFR]

Ipswich abattoir and chicken processing factory closure to cost up to 900 jobs, union says 2017-08-29 [ABC]

Clive Palmer to meet with sacked AWU Queensland Nickel workers 2017-08-29 [Courier Mail]

Palmer to meet with Qld Nickel workers 2017-08-29 [AAP]

750 workers out of a job as two Ipswich meatworks shut 2017-08-29 [Brisbane Times]

Attack on bus driver 'doubles efforts' of those planning strike 2017-08-28 [Fairfax Media]

Brisbane bus drivers to strike again 2017-08-28 [Courier Mail]

AWU cops spray from councillor over labour hire 2017-08-28 [Gladstone Observer]

New Qld Building and Construction Law Great News for Workers and the Community 2017-08-28 [CFMEU]

Demand aged care plans, nurse tells families 2017-08-25 [Bundaberg News-Mail]

Union victory. QNMU wins back nursing hours at Southern Cross Care Stretton Garden 2017-08-25 [QNMU]

Train cleaner sues Queensland Rail in bullying claim 2017-08-25 [Brisbane Courier-Mail]

100pc fly-in, fly-out workforces banned in major Queensland mines 2017-08-25 [ABC]

Big win for Qld regional communities: New laws to ban 100% FIFO 2017-08-25 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

Black lung: MP Jo-Ann Miller tearful over father's diagnosis as Queensland passes new laws 2017-08-25 [ABC]

AWU, council battle brews over $10p/hr labour hire pay cut 2017-08-24 [Gladstone Observer]

Nurses welcome Redcliffe Hospital car park announcement 2017-08-24 [QNMU]

Top triggers for violence against bus drivers unveiled in new report on nearly 400 assaults 2017-08-24 [ABC]

Unions support new offence of industrial manslaughter 2017-08-23 [QCU]

Palaszczuk Government seeks new offence of industrial manslaughter 2017-08-23 [Queensland Government]

Gold Coast Council workers to step up industrial action after individuals workers grilled 2017-08-23 [Gold Coast Bulletin]

Dreamworld fatal accident: 'Industrial manslaughter' to be made offence in Queensland 2017-08-23 [ABC]

Industrial manslaughter laws to be brought in after Dreamworld deaths 2017-08-23 [Guardian Australia ]

Manslaughter charge over worksite death 2017-08-22 [AAP]

This month in labour history

10-09-1892 The first train of contractors brought in to scab during the Broken Hill miners' strike arrives and is met with hostility from local men and women. [more]

10-09-1917 Mass meetings of Sydney railway workers express outrage at the unions' capitulation to the government's terms, but nevertheless a return to work from the general strike begins. [more]