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Education workers demand reduced workload 2021-05-07 [Green Left Weekly]

Devastating human toll in aged care confirmed 2021-05-07 [UWU]

Help us stop the Postal pandemic 2021-05-07 [CWU]

NBN technicians protest forced pay cut and dodgy employment set-ups outside CommsDay Summit 2021-05-07 [CWU]

NBN subbies celebrate their first win 2021-05-07 [CWU]

ASU win big changes to SCHDS award 2021-05-07 [ASU]

Gas guzzling Morrison govt budget spend fails workers 2021-05-07 [AMWU]

ACTU calls for national plan to halve number of insecure jobs by 2030, address record level of multiple jobs 2021-05-07 [ACTU]

Three aged care workers on what it's really like in the industry 2021-05-07 [ABC]

Unions push for pay rises amid economic recovery 2021-05-07 [China.org]

Morrison Government continues to oppose vaccine IP waiver despite US, NZ support 2021-05-06 [ACTU]

Electricity infrastructure undermined by $1 billion per year underinvestment 2021-05-06 [ETU]

TWU demands full transparency on public subsidies for Qantas 2021-05-06 [TWU]

Transport Workers’ Union and Virgin Independent Pilots Association to merge, creates pilot division 2021-05-05 [CAPA]

Why delivery workers across the globe are rising up against exploitation 2021-05-04 [Green Left Weekly]

HSA submits evidence in Casual Loading case 2021-05-04 [HSA]

TWU to Amazon, Aldi, Bunnings: make trucking safer or face action 2021-05-04 [TWU]

Tudge gives band-aids to private providers but nothing for universities 2021-05-04 [NTEU]

Doctors and nurses call for mandated nursing home staffing and swifter action 2021-05-04 [ANMF]

ACTU, mental health groups and academics call on Cash to back reforms to protect mental health at work 2021-05-04 [ACTU]

NBN technicians 'walk off job' as 100+ car convoy headed to NBN Co Sydney head office 2021-05-04 [iT Wire]

NBN technicians strike over pay 2021-05-04 [Information Age]

Government funding announcement forgets workers in early education 2021-05-03 [UWU]

Health workers’ fight against sell-off continues 2021-05-03 [UWU]

World Press Freedom Day 2021: hostility towards journalists is on the rise 2021-05-03 [MEAA]

NBN technicians walk off job as 100+ car convoy heads to NBN Co Sydney head office 2021-05-03 [CWU]

Workplace sexual harassment is preventable, we must act now 2021-05-03 [CPSU]

Finance Sector Union respone to Westpac results 2021-05-03 [FSU]

CPSU survey finds most sexual harassment in the public service goes unreported 2021-05-03 [Riot ACT]

Second mercury poisoning incident reported at Chevron's Gorgon LNG project 2021-05-03 [Upstream]

Vale Benny Carslake, comrade and union stalwart 2021-05-02 [CFMMEU]

#WomenSpeak: Gender-based violence is an occupational hazard 2021-05-01 [BWI]

#WomenSpeak: Gender-based violence is an occupational hazard 2021-05-01 [BWI]

The neoliberal university threatens precarious workers, education 2021-04-30 [Green Left Weekly]

AWU commemorates Union history on International Workers’ Memorial Day 2021-04-30 [AWU]

Increase availability of the COVID-19 vaccine worldwide! 2021-04-30 [ETU]

TES workers win right to bargain Enterprise Agreement for the first time 2021-04-30 [ETU]

Union reports second mercury exposure incident at Barrow Island 2021-04-30 [ENB]

Wages: Fight for what we deserve 2021-04-30 [Green Left Weekly]

Virgin cabin crew vote yes to enterprise deal 2021-04-30 [TWU]

Transport workers’ union National council to push for post-pandemic reform for trucking, aviation and gig economy 2021-04-30 [TWU]

Truckies mark Workers’ Memorial Day 2021-04-30 [TWU]

Workers Memorial Day marks more than 2 years waiting for action on Boland Review, with almost 400 dead 2021-04-29 [ACTU]

ACTU writes to Hunt calling for action on failed vaccine rollout for aged care, disability support workers 2021-04-29 [ACTU]

Unions push for free child care as Morrison mulls billion-dollar injection 2021-04-27 [The New Daily]

ACTU warns 2021 Budget will be judged against wages crisis, insecure work and women’s participation 2021-04-27 [ACTU]

Journalists’ union urges new approach to media regulation 2021-04-27 [Asian Pacific Report]

Postal union says extending pandemic measures would put jobs and delivery service at risk 2021-04-27 [The Weekly Times]

Australia Post board rejects privatisation 2021-04-27 [Yahoo]

ANMF launches new national aged care campaign: ‘It’s not too much’ 2021-04-26 [ANMF]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

1-05-1946 Eight hundred Aboriginal workers walk-off twenty-seven sheep stations in Western Australia, beginning the Pilbara strike that lasts until 1949. [more]

3-05-1927 The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is founded [more]

15-05-1905 The Merchant Service Guild of Australasia became the first trade union to be registered under the Australian Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904 [more]

16-05-1891 Henry Lawson's poem 'Freedom on the Wallaby', written during the great sheep shearers' strike, is published in The Worker newspaper. [more]