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Today's news - Tasmania

NTEU, UTAS reach in-principle staff agreement until 2021 after long discussion period 2017-12-21 [Launceston Examiner]

Union warns TasTafe not to renew contract with private provider Foundry 2017-12-11 [ABC]

Teachers 'stressed' by staff cuts says union, but Premier calls 'fake news' 2017-12-10 [ABC]

Youth unemployment remaining a concern for the State 2017-12-05 [Launceston Examiner]

Launceston Hospital clad in potentially flammable panels similar to deadly Grenfell fire 2017-12-01 [ABC]

Edith Creek workers eye the future as Murray Goulburn milk plant shuts down 2017-11-30 [ABC]

Teachers' union accused of staff bullying, anti-union behaviour by Australian Services Union 2017-11-28 [ABC]

Call for Tasmanian Government to buy Edith Creek dairy processor, save jobs 2017-11-20 [ABC]

Respect key to public transport safety, says Rail, Tram and Bus Union 2017-11-16 [Hobart Mercury]

Fear of reprisals, boss woes, affecting Tasmanian Justice staff, survey finds 2017-11-16 [ABC]

Restore funding and jobs to gutted Antarctic Division 2017-11-10 [CPSU]

Union confirms remaining Edith Creek workers will receive $4000 bonus to stay until end of month 2017-11-10 [Hobart Mercury]

Report about Edith Creek wages cut deal 'absolutely false': union 2017-11-08 [Advocate ]

NUW dairy workers offer 20pc pay cut to save jobs 2017-11-07 [Weekly Times]

Another attack on champions of the battlers 2017-10-18 [Hobart Mercury]

Murray Goulburn's Edith Creek site has 'genuinely interested' buyer promising local jobs 2017-10-18 [ABC]

Tassie workers win 23% pay rise 2017-10-13 [Hobart Mercury]

Call for PS boost to ease strain 2017-10-11 [Hobart Mercury]

Dairy workers to face unemployment if buyer not found within a month 2017-10-08 [ABC]

Unions Tasmania push for 10 days paid family violence leave 2017-10-06 [The Advocate]

United Firefighters Union of Australia secretary Greg Cooper left legacy of protection for members 2017-10-06 [Hobart Mercury]

Child protection: Union claims Tasmanian baby's death evidence of welfare under-resourced 2017-09-27 [ABC]

Services questioned in Tas baby's death:Union 2017-09-27 [news.com.au]

Industrial Officer in Tasmania 2017-09-26 [UFU]

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]

This month in labour history

2-01-1879 Sacked Austrialian seamen return to work after a six week strike, with the promise of re-employment over the next two years. [more]

3-01-1974 Forty four Victoria Street squatters, including BLF activist Joe Owens, are arrested as property developers try to clear the area for the construction of three skyscrapers. [more]

31-01-1912 A general strike begins in Brisbane in support of thousands of tramworkers sacked for wearing union badges. [more]