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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]

ACTU launches Change the Rules campaign in Western Australia 2017-09-21 [ACTU]

Business retail lobby group pushing for Xmas Day shopping. SDA calls it ludicrous 2017-09-21 [West Australian]

Is WA heading for a skills shortage? 2017-09-19 [West Australian]

Griffin Coal dispute continues 2017-09-12 [West Australian ]

UGL welders breath easy after double win 2017-09-11 [AMWU]

Education Minister Simon Birmingham urges unis to use Murdoch decision to cut costs 2017-08-31 [AFR]

Murdoch University free to terminate enterprise agreement with staff after Fair Work Commission ruling 2017-08-30 [Community News]

The union ties that bind WA Labor 2017-08-30 [West Australian ]

Premier Seconds FSU Motion on Bankwest 2017-08-30 [FSU]

Murdoch Uni axes historic union controls in landmark Fair Work decision 2017-08-30 [AFR]

Murdoch Enterprise Agreement Terminated, Decision Shows Employment Laws Broken 2017-08-29 [NTEU]

Employees face carer knockback 2017-08-28 [West Australian ]

Thug, bully or protector of workers rights 2017-08-28 [West Business Insider]

Dr Jim Stanford on Workplace Reform, New-Liberalism and the WA State Budget 2017-08-25 [The Journal ]

SDA push to get two more public holidays under union Easter pitch to Labor 2017-08-22 [ABC]

Peel Health Campus staff spat on, treated after assaults 2017-08-18 [Mandurah Mail]

Cops to protest over pay impasse 2017-08-08 [Perth Now]

Deal to give Aurizon's foreign train drivers permanent residency set to face legal scrutiny 2017-08-07 [SBS]

457 workaround: As locals lose jobs rail giant Aurizon given foreign worker boost in secret negotiations with government 2017-08-02 [SBS]

Tunnelling protesters push for West Australian jobs 2017-07-31 [West Australian]

Worker threats just rumours, says accused CFMEU unionist 2017-07-12 [West Australian ]

Union man accused of threatening workers 2017-07-11 [West Australian ]

WorkPac reassures Rio workers over super 2017-07-10 [West Australian ]

Blewitt protests innocence over $400,000 misappropriation of AWU funds 2017-07-06 [AAP]

Rio Tinto confirms death of Yandicoogina mine worker in Pilbara after 'serious incident' 2017-07-05 [ABC]

Murdoch University fights to tear up 'out-of-touch' staff agreement 2017-07-04 [WA Today]

Murdoch University heads to Fair Work Commission in bid to put in new award that could slash staff wages 2017-07-04 [West Australian]

Rally in support of Murdoch University staff as application to cancel EA goes to FWC tomorrow 2017-07-03 [NTEU]

United Voice secretary Carolyn Smith elected WA Labor president 2017-06-29 [West Australian ]

Police take industrial action over ballistic vests 2017-06-22 [AAP]

This month in labour history

1-11-1923 Police in Melbourne strike against the use of labour spies? [more]

4-11-1908 Sydney's rockchoppers vow to continue their strike "so long as one single member of the union remains in gaol." [more]

5-11-1890 Miners in Newcastle are the last New South Wales workers to return to work after the Great Strike. [more]

29-11-1849 Chartist leader William Cuffay arrives in Australia, having been transported from Britain after his treason trial [more]