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Today's news - Tasmania

Abattoir sheds about 40 workers in blow to Tasmania's northern region 2017-09-19 [ABC]

Underemployment a struggle for Tasmanian workers with jobs but not enough hours, union survey finds 2017-09-19 [ABC]

Workers want more hours but can’t get them, says Unions Tasmania secretary Jessica Munday 2017-09-18 [Hobart Mercury]

Jobs survey reveals underemployment and unpaid work key issues for Tasmanian workers 2017-09-18 [Unions Tasmania]

The United Firefighters Union has introduced work related bans for TFS members ahead of bushfire season 2017-09-08 [news.com.au]

Child protection workers make plea to Minister to 'have a heart' and provide more resources 2017-09-06 [ABC]

ANMF congratulate members on persuading Southern Cross Care to improve its offer 2017-09-06 [ANMF Tasmania]

Stop Ceva's cash grab 2017-09-05 [TWU VIctoria]

Union warns Risdon Prison inmates threatening violence as guard shortages escalate tensions 2017-09-04 [ABC]

Prisoners at Risdon denied Father’s Day calls 2017-09-04 [Hobart Mercury]

Tassal to report Okehampton Bay drone issues to Civil Aviation Safety Authority 2017-08-30 [Hobart Mercury]

Tighter quad bike regulations needed for farms' 'biggest killers', Tasmanian coroner says 2017-08-28 [ABC]

Michael Welsh death: Workplace safety charge dropped over Mount Lyell copper mine fatality 2017-08-28 [ABC]

Mount Lyell death questions ‘must be answered’ 2017-08-28 [Brunei Advocate]

Ian Drake: A life time of unionism 2017-08-25 [AMWU]

Policy backflip: uniom fight stops lower school age 2017-08-18 [United Voice]

Cadbury to cut jobs 2017-08-17 [C-store]

Mount Lyell mine death: Colleague of Michael Welsh tells of finding 'crippled, bent' machine 2017-08-17 [ABC]

Cadbury cuts: About 50 jobs to go from Hobart factory as part of $75m upgrade 2017-08-15 [ABC]

Cadbury cuts 50 jobs from Hobart factory 2017-08-15 [SBS]

Government admits backflip on lowering school starting after United Voice poll released 2017-08-15 [ABC]

Devonport staff negotiations back to square one 2017-08-03 [The Advocate]

Paramedics seeking burden of proof changes to PTSD compo laws share tales of job stress 2017-07-31 [ABC]

Union calls for PTSD law changes 2017-07-31 [AAP]

Union makes call to State Government to make PTSD a legislated disease for paramedics 2017-07-31 [Hobart Mercury ]

Talking Point: Freezing out unions is a bad move 2017-07-11 [Hobart Mercuy]

NUW calls for feasibility study on future of Edith Creek facility 2017-07-06 [The Advocate]

Action on cards if no pay deal agreed at University of Tasmania 2017-07-06 [Hobart Mercury ]

Petya cyber attack: Cadbury chocolate factory in Tasmania hit by ransomware 2017-06-28 [ABC]

The rich get richer: While the rest of us struggle 2017-06-08 [Hobart Mercury ]

Seasonal workers numbers swell in the south with berry expansion 2017-06-06 [ABC]

Murray Goulburn under fire after offering disparate redundancy packages 2017-06-06 [Burnie Advocate]

Abets blames Tassie job losses on CFMEU 2017-05-16 [ABC]

AMWU warns Tasmanians to ignore calls from Pauline Hanson to boycott Cadbury Easter eggs 2017-04-13 [Launceston Examimer]

Small step taken in battling Tasmania's aged-care workforce issues 2017-03-28 [Launceston Examiner]

Aged care worker recruitment drive targets migrants, young people in Tasmania 2017-03-27 [ABC]

Not-so fair to be in firing line of Fair Work 2017-03-27 [Launceston Examiner]

Mine worker killed in Tasmania's North West 2017-03-18 [Hobart Mercury ]

Savage River contract worker dies after fall at Grange Resources mine, WorkSafe investigates 2017-03-18 [ABC]

TasWater workers fear job losses, says CEPU boss Trevor Gauld 2017-03-17 [Mercury]

TasWater workers fear job losses, says CEPU boss Trevor Gauld 2017-03-17 [News]

Hobart City Council, Australian Workers Union in talks to equip parking inspectors with body cameras 2017-03-14 [IBTimes]

Union members use public holiday to protest ruling to cut penalty rates 2017-03-14 [Hobart Mercury ]

Unions Tasmania penalty rates rally today 2017-03-13 [Launceston Examiner]

Abuse aimed at ambos concern 2017-03-13 [Launceston Examiner]

AWU welcomes salmon farm getting enviro green light 2017-02-17 [AAP]

Asbestos alert at Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment prompts calls for fresh audit 2017-02-12 [ABC]

AWU takes Salmon workers to Canberra to lobby for their jobs 2017-02-10 [ABC 7.30]

Andrew Wilkie attacks AWU Salmon Industry campaign 2017-02-07 [Hobart Mercury ]

'Working poor' facing greater struggle to put food on table, says Foodbank Tasmania 2017-02-07 [ABC]

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]