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New laws target delivery riders not safety 2021-06-19 [Green Left Weekly]

Support Tasal/ De Costi Workers 2021-06-18 [AWU]

Govt offshores at cost of NSW jobs: study 2021-06-18 [The Bull]

84% of riders say ‘tough new laws’ will make work more dangerous 2021-06-16 [TWU]

'This is a disgrace': Food delivery riders protest over NSW government's proposed new safety laws 2021-06-16 [SBS]

General Mills workers strike for secure work and fair pay 2021-06-15 [Green Left Weekly]

School cleaners fight cuts, take their demands to NSW parliament 2021-06-10 [UWU]

Paramedics will not respond to non-life-threatening calls while on strike 2021-06-10 [Sky]

Government targeting of exploited riders will lead to more deaths 2021-06-08 [TWU]

UNSW Annual Report Reveals Potentially Millions in Wage Theft 2021-06-08 [NTEU]

Productivity Commission slammed for recommending nuclear power while ignoring offshore wind 2021-06-08 [MUA]

Paramedics to take industrial action over being paid lowest wages in Australia 2021-06-08 [The Australian]

Essential food workers at General Mills Australia strike for decent pay & secure jobs 2021-06-06 [IUF]

NSW unveils tough new safety laws for food delivery companies following spate of deaths 2021-06-05 [SBS]

Mental health nurses strike for pay and conditions 2021-06-03 [Green Left Weekly]

AWU welcomes intervention after raising alarm on dodgy practices and low morale at Snowy Hydro 2.0 2021-06-03 [AWU]

Maritime Union of Australia donates to Towamba and Wyndham schools 2021-06-01 [Eden Magnet]

Snowy Hydro 2.0 project management is putting progress ahead of workers safety, union says 2021-06-01 [ABC]

MUA takes a stand in opposing Coal Seam Gas extraction in Narrabri Region 2021-05-28 [MUA]

Maritime Union of Australia takes a stand in support of Traditional Owners 2021-05-27 [MUA]

Unions take a stand in support of Traditional Owners, Farmers and community in opposing Coal Seam Gas extraction 2021-05-26 [MUA]

NSW bus drivers pledge to take action over pay, conditions & fatigue 2021-05-21 [TWU]

Snowy Hydro plan will help secure the future of Australia’s manufacturing base 2021-05-21 [AWU]

‘Work until I drop dead’: NSW bus drivers say they’re driving while fatigued 2021-05-21 [The Australian]

Gig workers protest in Sydney 2021-05-19 [TWU]

Nurses reject 1.04% pay offer 2021-05-17 [Green Left Weekly]

On the books: Better Read Than Dead workers fight for rights 2021-05-13 [Green Left Weekly]

Insulting: nurses and midwives react to latest pay offer 2021-04-23 [NSWNMA]

Doctors and nurses call for mandated nursing home staffing and swifter action 2021-05-06 [NSWNMA]

Mangoola approval a great win for jobs and community 2021-05-02 [CFMMEU]

‘Blood on their hands’: UberEats caught in safety failings over driver deaths 2021-04-30 [The New Daily]

Consultation on personal injury insurance options for food couriers begins in NSW 2021-04-29 [ZD Net]

Sydney port workers await COVID-19 results after boarding ship with positive crew members 2021-04-23 [ABC]

Sydney port workers tested for COVID-19 after infected crew docked at Port Botany 2021-04-23 [The Morning Herald]

More than 70 serious injuries for food delivery riders in NSW in one year 2021-04-19 [The Morning Herald]

Judy Mundey: ‘The struggles of ordinary people need to be documented’ 2021-04-19 [Green Left Weekly]

New film on Jack Mundey’s life and politics to launch new film festival 2021-04-13 [Green Left Weekly]

Food delivery taskforce ignored riders’ safety concerns, advocates say 2021-04-10 [The Guardian]

TWU warns more riders will die as NSW taskforce refuses to regulate 2021-04-08 [TWU]

RTBU puts unsafe train plan back in the siding 2021-04-07 [RTBU]

Dequin Wade wins AWU NSW Delegate of the Year 2021-04-07 [AWU]

Water Strategy 2021 2021-04-04 [Professionals Australia]

TWU withdraws from farcical NSW taskforce over silencing of rider exploitation 2021-04-02 [TWU]

Heroic efforts of Lismore midwives' honoured 2021-03-29 [NSWNMA]

Remembering Jack Mundey: ‘The only thing standing between homes, buildings and the wrecking ball’ 2021-03-24 [Green Left Weekly]

Calls for Morrison Government to act on safe staffing laws 2021-03-01 [NSWNMA]

Paramedics denied COVID vaccine due to understaffing 2021-03-19 [APA]

SafeWork NSW directors put politics before workers’ safety, warn inspectors 2021-03-16 [Green Left Weekly]

Women rally on International Women’s Day for an end to family violence 2021-03-11 [Green Left Weekly]

Sydney delivery riders under pressure to work faster fined by police 2021-03-07 [The Guardian]

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]