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Super amnesty whitewashes decades of corporate theft [ACTU] 2019-09-18

Working people denied fair pay rises and bonuses while CEO’s reaping record pay [ACTU] 2019-09-18

Australian Capital Territory UnionsACT endorses “Students Climate Strike” [UnionsACT] 2019-09-16

Australian Capital Territory Government Climate Strategy Misses “Just Transition” [UnionsACT] 2019-09-16

Sacked Uber Eats worker's Fair Work Commission appeal could change the gig economy [ABC] 2019-09-16

'Going to the streets again': what you need to know about Friday's climate strike [The Guardian] 2019-09-15

Union movement united in opposition to internationally unprecedented Ensuring Integrity bill [ACTU] 2019-09-12

Two workers dead in 24 hours, no action from Morrison [ACTU] 2019-09-12

Wage theft here among worst in the world, top union leader says [The Morning Herald] 2019-09-12

South Australia TWU protest at port Adelaide Aldi store over road safety & attacks on free speech [TWU] 2019-09-11

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Today's labour news

Super amnesty whitewashes decades of corporate theft 2019-09-18 [ACTU]

Vale Joe Isaac, AO 2019-09-18 [ACTU]

Working people denied fair pay rises and bonuses while CEO’s reaping record pay 2019-09-18 [ACTU]

Family Court needs adequate staff and funding not another inquiry 2019-09-18 [CPSU]

TWU backs airlines’ claim on airports, but airlines also need to be held to account 2019-09-18 [TWU]

View from The Hill: Now the senators are taking on John Setka 2019-09-18 [The Conversation]

TWU calls on truckies to take part in a Senate inquiry into transport as death toll 2019-09-17 [TWU]

Uber Eats driver fights back after losing job for late food delivery 2019-09-17 [The New Daily]

Shearing industry's bitter wide comb dispute documented 2019-09-17 [The Herald]

Tonight I’ll be eating … exploitation. Union sues UberEats 2019-09-17 [IT News]

Victoria Two unpaid hospitality workers won in court but they are still waiting for their wages 2019-09-17 [ABC]

Forcing crew into “slave” labor gets ships banned 2019-09-17 [Freight Waves]

Queensland Big bargaining win for aviation protection staff 2019-09-16 [United Voice]

Victoria Brewery workers show what 'full strength' really means 2019-09-16 [United Voice]

Anti-union laws favour law-breaking businesses over workers’ rights 2019-09-16 [Queensland Unions]

How do we encourage more women in STEM? 2019-09-16 [Professionals Australia]

Australian Capital Territory UnionsACT endorses “Students Climate Strike” 2019-09-16 [UnionsACT]

Australian Capital Territory Government Climate Strategy Misses “Just Transition” 2019-09-16 [UnionsACT]

NIAA Restructure Consultation 2019-09-16 [CPSU]

Mental health in the workplace 2019-09-16 [CPSU]

Senators weighing up Setka police referral 2019-09-16 [Yahoo]

Holiday leave appeal will go to High Court 2019-09-16 [9 News]

‘It’s slavery’: union takes on Uber Eats after driver banned for being late 2019-09-16 [The Australian]

‘It’s modern slavery’: Uber Eats drivers say they were paid equivalent of $5 an hour 2019-09-16 [News.com]

Sacked Uber Eats worker's Fair Work Commission appeal could change the gig economy 2019-09-16 [ABC]

The Transport Workers Union is taking Uber to court over an unfair dismissal claim by a former Uber Eats driver 2019-09-16 [Yahoo]

'Going to the streets again': what you need to know about Friday's climate strike 2019-09-15 [The Guardian]

'Indoor Planner' - Back to the Future 2019-09-14 [CWU]

World Maritime Day Tuesday 24 September, 2019 2019-09-14 [MUA]

Bench Delivers Opening Round Win for Redundant Seafarers 2019-09-14 [MUA]

Teacher Unions Benefit Schools and Students 2019-09-14 [AEU]

 VIDEO  FSU National Assistant Secretary, Nathan Rees, chats to The Business 2019-09-14 [FSU]

MLC Advice Restructure – Staff Shocked by the Depth of the Cuts 2019-09-14 [FSU]

John Setka uncut refuses Jacqui Lambie's demand to quit 2019-09-14 [The Morning Herald]

Victoria Landmark win for owner drivers 2019-09-13 [TWU]

Households on Newstart have suffered 'dramatic' rise in poverty over 25 years 2019-09-13 [The Guardian]

The Coalition's union destruction agenda 2019-09-13 [Independent Australia]

Queensland Business manager says Islander workers are not smart enough to manage safety 2019-09-13 [The Guardian]

Tasmania Cleaner stands up for thousands in back pay 2019-09-12 [United Voice]

Australian Capital Territory Security guards win in pay and roster row 2019-09-12 [United Voice]

Queensland Ambos celebrate pay-day hat trick 2019-09-12 [United Voice]

Players using PFA as platform to speak about their wellbeing – and seek help 2019-09-12 [PFA]

What is pay like for engineers in 2019? 2019-09-12 [Professionals Australia]

 VIDEO  Assange case “sets terrifying precedent”, says lawyer 2019-09-12 [MEAA]

Detention of Vessel in Port of Brisbane Exposes Rampant Exploitation of Foreign Seafarers 2019-09-12 [MUA]

Global Climate Strike 2019-09-12 [MUA]

Civil society statement on domestic nuclear power 2019-09-12 [MUA]

New South Wales NRMA wastes more on failed Federal Court bid than it would cost to pay Manly ferry workers properly 2019-09-12 [MUA]

DVA Section Council calls for action on climate emergency 2019-09-12 [CPSU]

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This month in labour history

10-09-1892 The first train of contractors brought in to scab during the Broken Hill miners' strike arrives and is met with hostility from local men and women. [more]

10-09-1917 Mass meetings of Sydney railway workers express outrage at the unions' capitulation to the government's terms, but nevertheless a return to work from the general strike begins. [more]