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Government's public holiday sweetener a 'dirty deal': Harvey 2019-06-24 [Today]

Union leader hits back after Premier labels him a 'coward in hiding' 2019-06-18 [The Times]

Setka tension could split factional alliance between WA Labor unions 2019-06-17 [Today]

Pay decision not enough for living costs 2019-06-14 [Unions WA]

'Important win' - Union laud Fair Work decision as contract battle with Alcoa rumbles on 2019-06-12 [The Mail]

'Not worth the paper it's printed on': Police union boss rubbishes WA government's pay offer 2019-06-11 [Today]

Kwinana BP Refinery staff fight pay cuts 2019-06-11 [The West Australian]

Monadelphous workers suffer low morale, AWU-MUA alliance survey shows 2019-05-29 [The West Australian]

Union shocked at Perth Donut King alleged wage theft 2019-05-27 [The Morning Herald]

ABS: WA pay rises lowest in nation 2019-05-17 [Unions WA]

Nurses hope colleague getting stabbed in neck doesn’t just prompt 'another talk fest' 2019-05-17 [Today]

Violence in hospitals: Union calls for summit to deal with assaults on staff 2019-05-17 [7 News]

Union row brews as WA Government stands firm on public service wage cap amid budget surplus 2019-05-12 [ABC]

WA poll: Working people want a plan on pay, secure work 2019-05-12 [Unions WA]

Murdoch Chancellor refuses to guarantee jobs of whistleblowers 2019-05-12 [NTEU]

Union officials face court for disrupting work on Sydney Metro project 2019-04-26 [Today]

Building Cop Goes After CFMEU on Perth Airport Rail Link 2019-04-24 [Sourceable]

Union trio to face court over 'tummy bug' strike on Forrestfield-Airport Link project 2019-04-23 [The Morning Herald]

MEAA says WA losing vital news coverage 2019-04-18 [MEAA]

WA latest state to take on gender pay gap battle, with ECEC firmly in their sights 2019-04-15 [The Sector]

FIFO contractors lose travel pay from BHP 2019-04-13 [The West Australian]

FIFO Code: People Before Profits 2019-04-09 [Unions WA]

Perth Rally to Change The Rules 2019-04-09 [Unions WA]

“They’ve had a lot of deaths on the job and they still haven’t bothered to change”: AMWU 2019-04-02 [6PR]

Privatisation Unmasked 2019-03-26 [Unions WA]

A Win Won Back! 2019-03-25 [United Voice]

A snapshot of recent events ... 2019-03-20 [CPSU]

Gastro outbreak at outback FIFO mining camp 2019-03-16 [ABC]

CPSUCSA demanding WA Government break pay rise cap 2019-03-10 [The West Australian]

Transperth bus drivers set to walk off over wage dispute with contract employer Transdev 2019-02-07 [News.com]

How mesothelioma devastated this indiginous community in the Pilbara 2019-02-07 [ABC]

Aurizon staff plan rolling stoppages to disrupt coal rail transport 2019-02-04 [The Morning Herald]

Unions welcome wage theft inquiry 2019-01-29 [Unions WA]

Wage theft inquiry 2019-01-25 [Professionals Australia]

Premier Mark McGowan is ‘average’: union boss Christy Cain 2019-01-25 [The West Australian]

Mark McGowan takes big stick to union heavy Christy Cain 2019-01-24 [The West Australian]

Slip, slap, slop, seek, slide not just for kids 2019-01-23 [Unions WA]

Wage theft inquiry backed by union 2019-01-23 [The Times]

$16,000 for WA Country Health Members 2019-01-18 [United Voice]

'Officers feared for their lives': Greenough prison guards speak out 2019-01-18 [The Times]

Key Australian coal rail line faces renewed disruptions 2019-01-10 [Montel]

Mining company sparks outrage by banning its workers from putting stickers on their helmets 2019-01-10 [The Daily Mail]

Alcoa dispute: Union to appeal Fair Work decision to cancel agreement 2019-01-04 [Today]

A snapshot of the year that was ... 2018-12-21 [CPSU]

Collie community urging State Government guidance 2018-12-21 [The West Australian]

Invest Budget bonus 2018-12-20 [Unions WA]

Shared rooms for mine workers on ALP radar 2018-12-19 [News.com]

FIFO Health Research call for action 2018-12-17 [Unions WA]

Community Cabinet 2018-12-06 [Professionals Australia]

'What the f--k are they doing?': Unionists promise to 'box on' with McGowan 2018-12-04 [The Times]

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]