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ITF delivers justice for Yangtze Fortune crew abandoned off Australian coast – seafarers repaid missing wages and repatriated home 2023-03-23 [ITF]

AWU urges Portland Alcoa to come up with plan as production drops 2023-03-22 [AWU]

Aluminium giant Alcoa warns workers' strike could 'impact' community 2023-03-10 [ABC]

End violence against women, say unionists on International Women’s Day 2023-03-10 [GreenLeft]

Unionists rally on International Women’s Day 2023-03-10 [GreenLeft]

Aircraft refuellers start 24-hour strike at Melbourne Airport over pay and conditions 2023-03-08 [ABC]

Overworked plane refuellers in Qantas’ supply chain to strike on wednesday at Melbourne airport 2023-03-07 [TWU]

Hydrogen investment brings hope to the Latrobe Valley 2023-03-07 [CFMEU]

Qantas Refueling Workers Threaten 24 Hour Strike At Melbourne Airport 2023-03-07 [Simple Flying]

Melbourne Airport chaos looms as Qantas fuel workers threaten 24-hour strike 2023-03-06 [9 News]

‘No one was feeling safe’: Young McDonald’s workers walk off the job after claims of sexual harassment 2023-02-23 [The Morning Herald]

Union welcomes wage theft court action against University of Melbourne 2023-02-14 [NTEU]

ASU releases damning findings on Moira Shire Council culture 2023-01-15 [The News]

Government to continue funding casual workers’ sick leave as cost of scheme comes cheap 2023-01-05 [The Times]

Dairy workers fight for industry-wide hot weather policies, including paid leave 2022-12-26 [ABC]

'Abandoned' livestock carrier ship to be auctioned in Victoria but stranded crew yet to receive wages 2022-12-19 [MUA]

Family funday to be held despite continued antagonism from Pampas bosses 2022-12-10 [UWU]

Workers call for Bakers Delight to ‘keep it real’ amid Pampas dispute 2022-11-28 [UWU]

Food manufacturing workers in Victoria strike over pay and use of labour-hire workers 2022-11-25 [SIA]

UWU welcomes new future of early education 2022-11-23 [UWU]

Court’s security stop work for family and faith 2022-11-23 [UWU]

Monash launches extraordinary bid to dodge wage theft liability 2022-11-23 [NTEU]

Australian labour council donates emergency radios to Ukrainian miners union For more info 2022-11-19 [ENSU]

Unionists show solidarity with Ansell workers in Sri Lanka, Malaysia 2022-11-17 [GreenLeft]

Environmental Jobs Alliance Geelong hosts inaugural dinner 2022-11-01 [GreenLeft]

Firefighters tested for forever chemicals 2022-10-31 [The New Daily]

CFMEU stands strong at Knauf picket 2022-10-25 [GreenLeft]

Promoting Resilience in Nurses (PRiN) Study at NorthWestern Mental Health – an update 2022-10-23 [HACSU]

Update for VicSuper members 2022-10-23 [HACSU]

Renewable Power to the People – PSI welcomes decision to nationalise energy and speed up decarbonisation 2022-10-22 [PSI]

Union members stop work in Macedon Ranges 2022-10-12 [The Review]

AWU farewells outgoing VIC Branch President Tanya Harrington 2022-10-10 [AWU]

Gas supply reduction on the table as strike action continues 2022-10-10 [The Star Weekly]

‘No health workers want to stand with us’: the challenge for Victoria’s Coalition 2022-10-02 [The Guardian]

Solidarity shown to Readings Bookshop workers 2022-09-29 [GreenLeft]

Training standards drop for triple-zero recruits amid hiring spree, unions say 2022-09-11 [The Times]

AWU firies stepping up to fundraise for mental health 2022-09-08 [AWU]

Readings workers fight for better pay, conditions 2022-09-08 [Green Left Weekly]

FedUni remains under threat from vicious cuts and mismanagement after welcome decision to reinstate Bachelor of Arts program 2022-08-20 [NTEU]

Hakeem al-Araibi Confirmed as Football Victoria’s Full-Time Community and Human Rights Advocate 2019-12-02 [PFA]

Govt commitment to fair jobs welcomed 2022-08-12 [UWU]

Life Without Barriers: Concerns over CardHero app 2022-08-12 [HACSU]

Legal action against University of Melbourne highlights wider problem 2022-08-12 [NTEU]

Union scores massive win in fight for arts degrees and university jobs 2022-08-12 [NTEU]

ACTU presses for radical overhaulof economic structures to boost jobs 2022-08-10 [The Age]

RMIT issues extraordinary threat to staff who refuse to volunteer 2022-07-31 [NTEU]

“More Than Just Bricks and Mortar”: The John Curtin Hotel May Soon Be Heritage-Listed 2022-07-25 [Broadsheet]

Just Transition. Portland smelter sparks energy debate: ‘We risk crucifying thousands of workers' 2017-01-18 [The New Daily]

Union boss ‘truly apologises' over threatening comments about building inspectors 2017-06-25 [The New Daily]

Unions are ‘in for the long haul' at Longford 2017-07-04 [Gippsland Times]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

6-03-1912 The Brisbane general strike officially ends after employers agree strikers will not face victimisation [more]

21-03-1857 Trade unionist and suffragist Alice Henry is born in Melbourne. [more]