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Today's news - Western Australia

Miners protest energy forum 2018-06-18 [The Mail]

Unions WA, ACTU predicts thousands to voice protest over penalty rate cuts at ballot box 2018-06-10 [Now]

Union warns WA workers to brace for next round of penalty rate cuts 2018-06-10 [Today]

Griffin Coal maintenance workers accept new agreement 2018-02-12 [Collie Mail]

Long-running WA coal industry dispute ends 2018-02-12 [SBS]

Griffin Coal miners cop mammoth pay cut, await return-to-work date to end six-month strike 2018-02-12 [The West Australian]

 VIDEO Union blasts Fair Work umpire as Griffin Coal miners accept huge pay cuts to end six-month strike 2018-02-12 [Now]

Education department worker’s strike to affect start of WA school year 2018-01-30 [AAP]

School support workers to strike over education cuts 2018-01-20 [AAP]

Unions threaten strike on first day of school in WA despite Government backflip over funding cuts 2018-01-12 [ABC]

Offshore workers left on rigs as Cyclone Joyce bears down 2018-01-12 [WA Today]

Drawn-out dispute at Australian mine 2018-01-12 [IndustriALL]

Premier weighs in on Collie Griffin Coal dispute 2017-12-22 [WA Today]

Police accept $1000 pay rise after six-month dispute 2017-12-18 [West Australian]

Police union ‘reluctantly’ accepts pay deal 2017-12-18 [Perth Now]

Union workplace Organiser and campaign strategist sought 2017-12-18 [CPSU/CSAGR]

Senator Cash contoversity media man lands new job in the West 2017-12-14 [The Australian ]

Dark Day For WA Education Not Easily Forgotten 2017-12-13 [CPSU/CSA]

Education jobs row leaves loudest voice of the workers of WA strangely silent 2017-12-11 [ABC]

Opinion: Manufacturing hopes at mercy of political will 2017-12-09 [South Western Times]

Both sides back Griffin coal pay deal 2017-12-07 [West Australian ]

Fair Work Commission hands down recommendation to Griffin Coal 2017-12-07 [Collie Mail]

Domestic violence leave will help those affected find independence 2017-12-06 [The Journal]

Employers sitting in on workers' compensation medical appointments a growing trend: unions 2017-12-05 [ABC]

Griffin stand-off 2017-11-29 [Collie Mail]

Griffin Coal workers to vote on pay offer to end 15-week strike 2017-11-27 [West Australian]

Faraday cage: How a humble chip packet helped an electrician hide his absence from work 2017-11-27 [ABC]

Worker sacked after using Twisties packet to ditch work 2017-11-24 [News.com.au]

Abalone diver says we should fear the sun more than sharks 2017-11-20 [ABC]

Asbestos found in WA's rail carriages 2017-11-20 [WA Today]

Griffin Coal dispute continues into 13th week 2017-11-13 [Collie Mail]

Workers Voting On Keeping Griffin Coal Afloat 2017-11-13 [Triple M]

Collie vote on 35pc pay cut a hard call for union 2017-11-13 [West Australian ]

A rewarding job with a social conscience 2017-11-07 [CPSU/CSA]

Joe McDonald hangs up his braces 2017-10-17 [CFMEU]

Dozens of workers employed by Synergy and Western Power being paid more than double their salary 2017-10-14 [The West Australian]

Peak hour union rally blocks CBD streets 2017-10-11 [Perth Now]

John Holland underpaid workers and created culture of fear at Perth Children’s Hospital: inquiry 2017-10-04 [West Australian ]

Former AWU official case adjourned 2017-09-29 [Perth Now]

ACTU poll shows Coalition MPs vulnerable due to cost of living issues 2017-09-29 [West Australian ]

Industrial Relations Commission orders WA Police Union to 'cease all industrial action' 2017-09-28 [ABC]

Public servants threaten to follow police claim 2017-09-28 [West Australian ]

Police union pay dispute action a step too far 2017-09-28 [West Australian ]

Police Union boss under the gun in wages battle 2017-09-28 [West Australian ]

Cops ordered to stop industrial action 2017-09-28 [AAP]

Sally McManus vows to support Collie mining community 2017-09-28 [Collie Mail]

Labor set for union stoush over selection process for winnable WA seats in Federal election 2017-09-26 [West Australian]

Mark McGowan flags Bankwest safeguards over future staff, branch cutbacks by Commonwealth Bank 2017-09-22 [West Australian ]

Ritter to hear WA IR Review 2017-09-22 [Business News]

CFMEU official threatened non-union workers, court finds 2017-09-22 [The Australian]

This month in labour history

5-06-1974 The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment. [more]

16-06-1886 The Australian Workers Union, widely accepted as Australia's oldest union, was established at Fern's Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, as a shearers' union [more]

24-06-1929 The six month timber workers strike ends in defeat as workers have to accept a 48 hour week. [more]