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The aged care system strips many of their dignity. And that takes a toll on workers like Marta [ABC] 2019-11-21

Food delivery bike couriers in Australia being underpaid by up to $322 a week [The Guardian] 2019-11-20

Ambet Yuson appelle l'Assemblée générale de la FETBB à agir pour la solidarité mondiale [IBB] 2019-11-11

MEAA urges Saudi journalists be granted asylum [MEAA] 2019-11-19

Tasmania AEU first Tasmanian union to declare climate emergency [The Advocate] 2019-11-19

Victoria Justice for the bereaved. Protection for workers [We Are Union] 2019-11-16

Queensland Racism and bullying festers at Youfoodz Brisbane plant [UWU] 2019-11-16

Entschiedene Absage an die Abschiebepraxis von Qantas [ITF] 2019-11-15

CFMMEU fined $50,000 after refusing to work without female toilet [The Morning Herald] 2019-11-13

The Ensuring Integrity Bill is about one thing: Curtailing union power [Policy Forum] 2019-11-13

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The aged care system strips many of their dignity. And that takes a toll on workers like Marta 2019-11-21 [ABC]

Free-trade pacts spark union row with Labor 2019-11-21 [The Australian]

Australians are being watched at work. So what can we do about it? 2019-11-21 [ABC]

Banks’ behaviour reveals a culture of lawlessness in financial services sector 2019-11-20 [FSU]

Madness over secondary boycotts: The Morrison cult of productivity 2019-11-20 [Independent Australia]

Aust workers underpaid $1.35b every year 2019-11-20 [3BA]

Turns Out The Bicycle Couriers Delivering Your Food Are Being Dramatically Underpaid 2019-11-20 [Junkee]

UberEats driver who was fired for being 10 minutes late appeals Fair Work Commission ruling 2019-11-20 [SIA]

Unions talk tough over offshore wind local content 2019-11-20 [Recharge]

New South Wales Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has been a voice for regional needs and a broader social vision 2019-11-20 [The Herald]

Food delivery bike couriers in Australia being underpaid by up to $322 a week 2019-11-20 [The Guardian]

MEAA urges Saudi journalists be granted asylum 2019-11-19 [MEAA]

Anniversary of Gretley disaster of 1996 2019-11-19 [CFMMEU]

Home Affairs: $600 coming your way! 2019-11-19 [CPSU]

Groundhog Day or leave at half pay? 2019-11-19 [CPSU]

Home Affairs: They're still not taking your WLA! 2019-11-19 [CPSU]

Western Australia Travel allowance win follows CPSU action in WA 2019-11-19 [CPSU]

CommInsure pleads guilty to 87 criminal charges, no threat of being shut down 2019-11-19 [ACTU]

What the USWNT can learn from Australia's equal pay deal 2019-11-19 [Yahoo]

Christmas travel nightmare looms as Jetstar pilots ramp up threats to refuse to fly over the holiday period 2019-11-19 [The Daily Mail]

Tasmania AEU first Tasmanian union to declare climate emergency 2019-11-19 [The Advocate]

 VIDEO  TWU wants rights for workers in gig economy 2019-11-19 [News.com]

New South Wales McDonald’s staff claim they were ordered to keep working despite emergency bushfire texts 2019-11-18 [Yahoo]

Victoria Transport workers’ Union case against Uber opens before fair work full bench 2019-11-18 [TWU]

Underpaid ABC workers to get money back 2019-11-18 [Yahoo]

South Australia Sacking of Uber Eats driver, allegedly for a late food delivery, compared to modern slavery 2019-11-18 [The Guardian]

Flight attendant accused of racism'shamed' for doing her job 2019-11-18 [Fairfax Media]

Shearing contractors accused of paying in drugs, as workers decry poor conditions 2019-11-17 [ABC]

Jetstar pilots could face Christmas disruptions over pilot dispute 2019-11-16 [AFAP]

Victoria Justice for the bereaved. Protection for workers 2019-11-16 [We Are Union]

Keeping clients safe – Mia shares her story 2019-11-16 [HSA]

Newly appointed FIFPro General Secretary headlines 2019 PFA Agents Conference 2019-11-16 [PFA]

Queensland Racism and bullying festers at Youfoodz Brisbane plant 2019-11-16 [UWU]

Unemployment, underemployment increase under Morrison 2019-11-16 [ACTU]

John Setka tells Albanese to 'grow some balls' as unionists walk out on deputy leader 2019-11-16 [The Guardian]

Entschiedene Absage an die Abschiebepraxis von Qantas 2019-11-15 [ITF]

‘I just assume that every industry is like this. That everyone is getting sexually harassed and abused.’ 2019-11-14 [The Feed]

Government's union-crackdown bill delayed in parliament 2019-11-14 [SBS]

Setka cleared over contempt of parliament 2019-11-14 [The Herald]

Union-busting bill delayed in parliament 2019-11-14 [Yahoo]

Qantas faces $325,000 underpayment allegations 2019-11-14 [The Financial Review]

South Australia 'The party of workers is abandoning us': Labor Right helps kill sex work legislation 2019-11-13 [In Daily]

CFMMEU fined $50,000 after refusing to work without female toilet 2019-11-13 [The Morning Herald]

Manufacturing union joins call for just transition 2019-11-13 [Manufacturers' Monthly]

Shipbuilding unions call on cross bench to block Union busting Bill 2019-11-13 [ASFU]

The Ensuring Integrity Bill is about one thing: Curtailing union power 2019-11-13 [Policy Forum]

Supermarket firm Coles urged to help protect farm workers from 'modern slavery' 2019-11-13 [The Guardian]

Apprenticeship crisis: What went wrong and how to fix it 2019-11-13 [The New Daily]

Jetstar pilots threaten strike in peak Christmas travel period 2019-11-13 [The New Daily]

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