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Health workers walk off job over 6.5 per cent pay push 2023-05-31 [The New Daily]

Fashion giant guilty of hundreds of underpayment offences 2023-05-30 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Health workers ramp up strike action at state’s busiest hospital over wages 2023-05-29 [The Morning Herald]

AWU takes action at GrainCorp Kembla over wages 2023-05-26 [Grain Central]

Rappville celebrates launch of new community bus, with support from the ETU 2023-05-25 [ETU]

State-wide paramedics strike heaps pressure on NSW Premier Chris Minns over failure to deliver on key election promise 2023-05-18 [Sky]

Paramedics refuse patient transfers in pay dispute row 2023-05-17 [MSN]

Paramedics ban patient transfers as pay fight heats up 2023-05-16 [AAP]

Sydney CBD brought to standstill in Transport Workers Union protest over truck driver deaths 2023-05-16 [The Miner]

aramedics and transport service workers plan 24-hour strike 2023-05-16 [ABC]

Premier commits to 'historic' gig worker equality 2023-05-16 [Yahoo]

Medical supply workers walk off job in Sydney over pay 2023-05-15 [AAP]

Industrial Workers in Australia Are Leading the Fight Against War 2023-05-12 [Jacobin]

Unions, communities tell Labor: ‘Port Kembla is no place for a nuclear base’ 2023-05-08 [Green Left Weekly]

Union leader slams new Labor government over pace of pay negotiations 2023-04-28 [The Morning Herald]

Sydney Uni NTEU votes to end historic strike campaign, but fight continues 2023-04-27 [Green Left Weekly]

Transport Workers Union has been negotiating with Cleanaway for ‘well over six months’ 2023-04-11 [News.com]

'Treated horrifically': Cleanaway waste workers stage fifth protest in four months over working conditions and pay dispute 2023-04-11 [Sky]

Sydney construction workers march through city 2023-04-10 [GreenLeft]

NTEU strikes for 7th time over Uni of Sydney work agreement Primary tabs 2023-03-30 [GreenLeft]

ACTU, NSW Teachers Federation question AUKUS nuclear submarines 2023-03-30 [GreenLeft]

Sydney University staff votes to continue strike action at historic meeting 2023-03-30 [GreenLeft]

NSW rail unions break through public sector pay cap 2023-03-30 [GreenLeft]

Labor win a golden opportunity for NSW Workers 2023-03-28 [AWU]

‘Golden opportunity’: NSW Labor under pressure to deliver promised public sector wage rises 2023-03-27 [The Guardian]

Workers divided at Uni Sydney 2023-03-27 [Campus Morning Mail]

UTS staff endorse 'sector-leading' enterprise agreement 2023-03-22 [NTEU]

‘We’ll fight it tooth and nail’: NSW steel town weighs a future as a nuclear sub base 2023-03-19 [The Morning Herald]

Labor commits to support early education workforce if elected 2023-03-14 [UWU]

Public school cleaners assigned more than 600 tasks a day under ‘impossible workload’ 2023-03-14 [The Guardian]

Rail workers awarded pay rise above wages cap in blow to Perrottet government 2023-03-10 [The Morning Herald]

Workers launch campaign to build public transport here 2023-03-05 [RTBU]

Maritime workers ready for offshore wind transformation at Newcastle 2023-02-28 [MUA]

Illawarra Renewable Energy Zone will deliver long-term employment for maritime workers 2023-02-28 [MUA]

Workers 'served maggot-infested steaks' threaten to quit hydro energy project 2023-02-28 [The Mirror]

SafeWork confirms investigation into food hygiene at Snowy 2.0 workers' camps 2023-02-28 [ABC]

School cleaners share horror conditions amid calls for better work 2023-02-27 [The Australian]

MUA welcomes renewables future for Port Kembla and the Illawarra 2023-02-23 [MUA]

Queer unionists, the NSW Teachers’ Federation, and the curious case of a Mardi Gras rejection 2023-02-22 [Honi Soit]

NSW paramedics to stop work to seek pay promise before state election 2023-02-17 [The West Australian]

Rubbish situation: Sydney bins left uncollected for weeks as workers strike over pay 2023-02-17 [The Guardian]

Union sues amid garbage collector strikes 2023-02-15 [AAP]

Chaos as rubbish collection in City of Sydney ceases for 24 hours for second week in a row 2023-02-14 [News.com]

PA members vote up Sydney Trains EA 2023-02-10 [PA]

Ship Crane Failure at Port Kembla 2023-02-10 [MUA]

Paramedics forced to sleep in cars and tents amid rural housing squeeze 2023-02-09 [7 News]

Waste workers strike against Cleanaway and refuses to collect 35,000 bins in City of Sydney, warns Transport Worker Union 2023-02-07 [Sky]

Parklea Prison strike: Officers share stories of abuse, assault, and safety fears 2023-01-27 [news]

Delays at Sydney airport as security contractor profits 2022-12-24 [UWU]

AWU warns NSW Parliament insufficient coal caps putting manufacturers at risk 2022-12-24 [AWU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

5-06-1974 The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment. [more]

16-06-1886 The Australian Workers Union, widely accepted as Australia's oldest union, was established at Fern's Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, as a shearers' union [more]

24-06-1929 The six month timber workers strike ends in defeat as workers have to accept a 48 hour week. [more]