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Unemployment union launches campaign for $80 a day, rejects JobSeeker cut [Green Left Weekly] 2021-02-24

Unions call for royal commission into fruit and vegetable industry, say exploitation is getting worse [ABC] 2021-02-24

BWI Stands with CFMEU and Jason O’Mara amidst false charges [BWI] 2021-02-24

Pay cuts inch closer as IR Omnibus Bill passes lower house [ACTU] 2021-02-23

'Thanks, but really, no thanks': Morrison's IR reform bill hurts our pandemic heroes [Labour Law Down Under] 2021-02-22

JobMaker creates incentive for employers to sack full-time workers and replace them with part-timers [ACTU] 2021-02-22

Extend paid sick leave to everyone: Labor-linked think tank [The Morning Herald] 2021-02-22

TWU files unfair dismissal cases for Hungry Panda riders sacked over pay cut protest [TWU] 2021-02-21

2 million still unemployed or underemployed, with JobKeeper cut looming [ACTU] 2021-02-18

Morrison Government attacks workers’ retirement [ACTU] 2021-02-17

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Unions call for royal commission into fruit and veg industry, say exploitation is getting worse 2021-02-24 [The New Daily]

3000 aged care workers call for ‘big picture’ overhaul 2021-02-24 [UWU]

New South Wales Hungry Panda riders fighting unfair sacking and pay cuts to appear at NSWinquiry 2021-02-24 [TWU]

Hearing of sacked delivery rider’s test case against Deliveroo 2021-02-24 [TWU]

Unemployment union launches campaign for $80 a day, rejects JobSeeker cut 2021-02-24 [Green Left Weekly]

The future of the past 2021-02-24 [AEU]

Record low wage growth threatens economic recovery 2021-02-24 [ACTU]

JobSeeker rate rise still leaves unemployed people worried about life after the coronavirus supplement 2021-02-24 [ABC]

AFL players' union to consider multimillion-dollar concussion trust proposal 2021-02-24 [The Guardian]

Concerns Hungry Panda's 'impossible' bonus system could encourage food delivery riders to take more risks on the road 2021-02-24 [ABC]

CFMMEU split deepens in turf war over union members 2021-02-24 [The Morning Herald]

Unions call for royal commission into fruit and vegetable industry, say exploitation is getting worse 2021-02-24 [ABC]

BWI Stands with CFMEU and Jason O’Mara amidst false charges 2021-02-24 [BWI]

Facebook re-friends Australian news but doubts remain 2021-02-24 [IFJ]

Pay cuts inch closer as IR Omnibus Bill passes lower house 2021-02-23 [ACTU]

Business and welfare groups denounce hotline to dob in unemployed Australians who reject job offers 2021-02-23 [The Guardian]

JobMaker creates incentive for employers to sack full-time workers 2021-02-23 [The Times]

Advocates slam 'heartless' JobSeeker boost 2021-02-23 [The Chronicle]

New South Wales Hungry Panda was unaware it had to report death of delivery rider, inquiry hears 2021-02-23 [The Guardian]

Treasury warns JobMaker could encourage firms to lay off older workers 2021-02-22 [The New Daily]

'Thanks, but really, no thanks': Morrison's IR reform bill hurts our pandemic heroes 2021-02-22 [Labour Law Down Under]

FSU members secure staff jobs security and conditions following acquisition of ME Bank by Bank of Queensland 2021-02-22 [ACTU]

Vaccine does not replace the need to maintain other important workplace safety measures 2021-02-22 [ACTU]

JobMaker creates incentive for employers to sack full-time workers and replace them with part-timers 2021-02-22 [ACTU]

Extend paid sick leave to everyone: Labor-linked think tank 2021-02-22 [The Morning Herald]

Manufacturing Workers' Union to host women's forum on International Women's Day week 2021-02-22 [The Examiner]

Hungry Panda drivers fight dismissal, handed down hours after protest over pay 2021-02-21 [The New Daily]

RAFFWU Submission to Senate Inquiry into Omnibus IR Bill 2021-02-21 [RAFFWU]

Report on Gender Discrimination & Sexual Harrassment at JB Hi-Fi 2021-02-21 [RAFFWU]

Uber ruling in UK has major implications for Australia 2021-02-21 [TWU]

TWU files unfair dismissal cases for Hungry Panda riders sacked over pay cut protest 2021-02-21 [TWU]

Queensland Regional workers first to have say on ‘dangerous’ changes to workplace law 2021-02-21 [Queensland Unions]

Coal miners strike another legal blow against the ’permanent casual’ labour hire rort 2021-02-21 [CFMMEU]

Unions fear big project deals could lock workers out of pay rises for years 2021-02-19 [The Morning Herald]

International Women’s Day Events 2021-02-18 [Professionals Australia]

Facebook move reinforces need for a News Media Bargaining Code 2021-02-18 [MEAA]

‘Absolute rort’ – Union slams NBN Co for splashing $78 million in senior bonuses while leaving workers unpaid and Australians without basic internet 2021-02-18 [CWU]

2 million still unemployed or underemployed, with JobKeeper cut looming 2021-02-18 [ACTU]

One Nation's Malcolm Roberts calls for law making it easier to sack workers 2021-02-18 [The Guardian]

Union demands MNC to return $ 20 M worth of subsidies 2021-02-17 [BWI]

Rebuild with TAFE to boost skills, jobs, and the economy 2021-02-17 [AEU]

Morrison Government attacks workers’ retirement 2021-02-17 [ACTU]

The Australian Union movement stands with faith organisations in rejecting dangerous elements of IR Omnibus Bill 2021-02-17 [ACTU]

Australian Capital Territory ‘Suck it up’: Parliament staff claim bullying is rife and complaints ignored 2021-02-17 [The Morning Herald]

Union urges owners to follow MSC's crew change action in China 2021-02-17 [TradeWinds]

Transport Workers' Union urges Australia's Govt to create 'Aviation Keeper' job fund 2021-02-17 [CAPA]

Union demands MNC to return $ 20 M worth of subsidies 2021-02-17 [BWI]

Prime Minister continues to ignore Human Rights Commission recommendations on sexual harassment 2021-02-16 [ACTU]

Public health experts condemn Morrison’s Omnibus Bill 2021-02-16 [ACTU]

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