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Trade union ‘seriously concerned’ about reports of structural defects at Shenton Quarter apartment complex 2023-03-30 [The West Australian]

Firefighters push McGowan Government to expand ‘inequitable’ cancer protection coverage 2023-03-27 [The West Australian]

WA nurses and midwives defy intimidation 2023-12-05 [GLW]

School cleaners protest mammoth workload on Perrottet’s doorstep 2023-03-21 [The West Australian]

Banksia Hill detention centre officers go on strike 2023-03-09 [National Indigenous Times]

Sue Ellery apologies to CFMEU boss Mick Buchan but ‘extraordinary meeting’ of union heads to go ahead 2023-03-08 [The West Australian]

Union claims plans for iron ore railcar industry in WA at risk because of materials being imported by BHP 2023-03-06 [The West Australian]

CFMEU declares war on McGowan Government, calls for ‘extraordinary meeting’ of every union boss in WA 2023-03-04 [The West Australian]

ANMF Welcomes Funding for WA Nurse Practitioners 2023-02-21 [ANMF]

Curtin University staff vote no to ‘insulting’ pay offer 2023-02-20 [WA Today]

Curtin plans real wage cuts for hardworking staff 2023-02-14 [NTEU]

FMG job cuts: Australian Workers’ Union WA slams reported cuts by Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group 2023-02-10 [The West Australian]

BHP worker fatally hit by train in Port Hedland identified 2023-02-09 [WA Today]

Police Union calls for specific ramming law after Lake Clifton incident 2023-02-01 [The Wave]

COVID-19 cements new wave of online activism for issues including climate, racism, fair pay and LGBTIQA+ advocacy 2023-01-27 [abc]

Voice Yes Briefing 2023-01-24 [UnionsWA]

Top state unionists push ACTU on fees for non-members 2023-01-20 [WA Today]

Challenges for members as WA ANF enterprise bargaining agreement stalls 2022-12-22 [GreenLeft]

UnionsWA & Cancer Council of WA - Summer Session 2022-12-10 [UnionsWA]

WA nurses and midwives defy intimidation 2022-12-06 [GLW]

ANMF Federal Executive Statement regarding WA State Union 2022-12-04 [ANMF]

3000 WA nurses and midwives rally for better wages and conditions 2022-11-28 [GreenLeft]

As nurses strike, WA's Industrial Relation Commission faces its biggest challenge in years 2022-11-25 [ABC]

‘Amber-Jade, give us a raise’: WA nurses march on health minister’s office in major strike 2022-11-25 [The Morning Herald]

Govt asks IRC to stop nurses federation consulting members on new EBA 2022-11-23 [Green Left Weekly]

Unions & Politics in Brazil 2022-11-23 [UnionsWA]

Government's funding boost won't solve teacher shortage, union says 2022-11-23 [ABC]

WA ANF calls off industrial action, shuts down AGM 2022-11-17 [GreenLeft]

WA nurses fight for a real wage rise 2022-11-17 [GreenLeft]

WA nurses vow to skip work from Wednesday as industrial action escalates amid stalled Government wage deal 2022-11-10 [The West Australian]

Premier says nurses have ‘won’ while union loses hope on pay fight 2022-11-10 [WA Today]

Nurses' industrial action ramps up as unions still at loggerheads with government in dispute 2022-10-27 [ABC]

Public sector workers demand wages offer in Perth CBD rally 2022-10-27 [Today]

McGowan stands firm on wages policy as police and nurses mobilise for fight 2022-10-26 [Today]

WA ANF election shake-up, but rebuilding is sorely needed 2022-10-25 [GreenLeft]

WA ANF election shake-up, but rebuilding is sorely needed 2022-10-20 [GLW]

ANF boss willing to compromise on nurses 10 per cent wage increase if WA Government agrees to patient ratios 2022-10-16 [The West Australian]

Nurses warn public to avoid hospitals during industrial action slated for next week 2022-10-05 [ABC]

Nursing Federation reveals cash, worker ratio ultimatum that will delay strike 2022-10-04 [The West Australian]

Rank-and-file ticket to contest WA nurses and midwives elections For more info 2022-09-28 [GreenLeft]

UnionsWA 2022 Safety Reps Conference 2022-09-22 [UnionsWA]

WA braces for school holiday airport chaos as union warns things could be worse than July 2022-09-22 [ABC]

Union welcomes revised wages policy 2022-09-17 [UWU]

Government workers demand a living wage 2022-09-01 [Green Left Weekly]

Western Power workers show their employer the power of unionism! 2022-08-30 [ETU]

Public servants protest for fair pay: ‘We’re asking for the bare bloody minimum’ 2022-08-20 [Green Left Weekly]

Worker scare at building site 2022-08-19 [9 News]

Workers walk-off at Pfizer for a fair deal 2022-08-12 [UWU]

Public Sector Alliance Rally 17 August 2022-08-12 [UnionsWA]

Pfizer's Perth employees strike over pay offers 2022-08-12 [HRD]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

2-04-1874 Workers at Moonta Mines begin a two-week strike that successfully prevents their wages being cut by maangement. [more]

21-04-1856 A day long strike by Melbourne stonemasons wins the enforcement of the eight hour day. [more]

25-04-1856 A day-long strike by stonemasons led to the establishment of the 8-hour day. [more]