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Australian Capital Territory Young workers to hold Summer Patrol on Wage-theft [UnionsACT] 2020-02-21

Unemployment jumps as Scott Morrison deserts working Australians [ACTU] 2020-02-20

Wage crisis continues, public sector wage growth lowest on record [ACTU] 2020-02-19

Government response to billions in systemic, calculated wage theft fails workers [ACTU] 2020-02-18

Aussie icon Holden dies after 160 years thanks to the Liberals [ACTU] 2020-02-17

‘Underpayment is really common’, some paid $12 an hour, reveals Greek hospitality worker [Neos Kosmos] 2020-02-17

Union blames federal govt for Holden fall [Yahoo] 2020-02-17

Australian Capital Territory Hard to Breathe: Canberran workers’ rights, WHS and smoke [Unions ACT] 2020-02-15

Australian airline Jetstar set for 24-hour strike over low pay, poor working conditions [Xinhua] 2020-02-14

Seasonal worker program faces fresh scrutiny after 70 workers found living in one house [ABC] 2020-02-14

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Today's labour news

Newfoundland and Labrador MATES in Construction leader brings message of mental health, suicide risk to St. John’s 2020-02-22 [The Telegram]

ANMF welcomes Senior Counsel’s CALLS for minimum staffing in aged care 2020-02-21 [ANMF]

‘Like torture’: Australia’s wage theft epidemic runs deeper than recent headlines 2020-02-21 [The New Daily]

Workers for Assange: Uniting to fight for Assange’s freedom 2020-02-21 [Independent Australia]

Queensland Underpaid Union Divers Still Calling for Local Support of Industry 2020-02-21 [MUA]

Coles and Target are the tip of the iceberg. There could be ‘dozens’ more underpayment scandals 2020-02-21 [The New Daily]

Northern Territory Win for NT emergency service workers diagnosed with PTSD 2020-02-21 [UWU]

Australian Capital Territory Canberra Airport must sack contractor for not paying workers affected by bushfires 2020-02-21 [UWU]

Fighting Bullying with HSA – Adrienne shares her story 2020-02-21 [HSA]

Last night’s fatal train derailment at Wallan in Victoria has shocked rail workers across the country 2020-02-21 [RTBU]

Forestry sale defeat: A victory for workers and nature lovers 2020-02-21 [AWU]

Boom time ahead for the WA and QLD construction industry 2020-02-21 [AWU]

Target underpayments – statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary SDA 2020-02-21 [SDA]

Federal Council adopts plan for growth 2020-02-21 [MEAA]

Australian Capital Territory New Report: $6m+ cost to workers due to bushfire smoke 2020-02-21 [UnionsACT]

Australian Capital Territory Young workers to hold Summer Patrol on Wage-theft 2020-02-21 [UnionsACT]

Pressure builds against visa privatisation push 2020-02-21 [CPSU]

Current Industrial actions in the National Marine Unit 2020-02-21 [CPSU]

ASU reports back to FWC regarding consultation process with Auscript 2020-02-21 [ASU]

The ASU is appealing the Fair Work Commission’s decision to approve the Aerocare Collective Agreement 2018 2020-02-21 [ASU]

How to survive a multi-aged group classroom 2020-02-21 [AEU]

Members Speak Out – Workloads 2020-02-21 [AEU]

Equity gap takes centre stage at Federal Conference 2020-02-21 [AEU]

Unemployment jumps as Scott Morrison deserts working Australians 2020-02-20 [ACTU]

Alan Joyce sends message to Transport Workers Union over Jetstar strikes 2020-02-20 [The Weekly Times]

Queensland Maritime Union of Australia Queensland Branch statement in response to Smit Lamnalco Towage Australia (SLTA) Press Statement 2020-02-20 [MUA]

Wage crisis continues, public sector wage growth lowest on record 2020-02-19 [ACTU]

 VIDEO South Australia Transport Workers Union at Adelaide Airport Jetstar strike 2020-02-19 [News.com]

Wage Theft Crackdown: Bosses Caught Underpaying Workers Could Be Jailed 2020-02-19 [10 Daily]

Wesfarmers reveals Target staff the latest victims of underpayment 'epidemic' 2020-02-19 [ABC]

Victoria V/Line services threatened as rail workers refuse to work on toxic soil dump site 2020-02-18 [The Age]

Bosses who underpay workers could be 'named and shamed' as Coles face $20 million hit 2020-02-18 [SBS]

 VIDEO  Hundreds of Holden workers await details on transition following closure 2020-02-18 [ABC]

Employers caught ripping off workers could be named and shamed 2020-02-18 [ABC]

Jetstar cancels flights and offers refunds amid industrial action 2020-02-18 [ABC]

Jetstar Strike – Everything You Need To Know 2020-02-18 [Simple Flying]

Government response to billions in systemic, calculated wage theft fails workers 2020-02-18 [ACTU]

ww.theguaColes underpaid workers by $20m over six years 2020-02-18 [Guardian]

Aussie icon Holden dies after 160 years thanks to the Liberals 2020-02-17 [ACTU]

‘Underpayment is really common’, some paid $12 an hour, reveals Greek hospitality worker 2020-02-17 [Neos Kosmos]

A list of the Jetstar flights cancelled due to this week's strike action 2020-02-17 [Business Insider]

Australia’s New Digital Workhouses 2020-02-17 [Jacobin]

Union blames federal govt for Holden fall 2020-02-17 [Yahoo]

Health Services Union pushes aged-care levy to boost funds 2020-02-16 [The Australian]

Fears thousands of Australian university jobs will be lost due to ban on Chinese students as $38billion higher education industry reels from virus outbreak 2020-02-16 [The Daily Mail]

Qantas issues ultimatum to force Project Sunrise 2020-02-15 [AIPA]

5 Things you need to know about salon rent-a-chairs 2020-02-15 [HSA]

HSU welcomes inquiry in NDIS workforce 2020-02-15 [HSU]

Western Australia Perth train cleaners fight back against underpayments 2020-02-15 [RTBU]

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