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Union anger at Labor for siding with Coalition on new free trade deals [The Guardian] 2019-10-17

Union calls for Great Depression-style ‘Green Jobs’ program [The New Daily] 2019-10-15

Link between union-bashing bill and public health campaigns [ACTU] 2019-10-15

Queensland Unions gravely concerned at protest laws [Queensland Unions] 2019-10-13

Ensuring Integrity would mean raids on union offices were just the beginning [ACTU] 2019-10-12

ITUC-AP condemns ‘draconian, anti-democratic’ EI Bill [ACTU] 2019-10-09

Victoria Don't work for hate groups, Trades Hall says amid terror listing calls [The Age] 2019-10-08

Morrison Government's 'anti-worker agenda' ignores unions in VET program [Independent Australia] 2019-10-07

Nurses, doctors unite over aged care ‘crisis’ [The New Daily] 2019-09-30

Morrison’s Retirement Income System Review panel a step away from adequate super [ACTU] 2019-09-30

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Today's labour news

Politics needs nurses-adress to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation 2019-10-19 [ALP]

Labour union split widens as Albanese goes after steelworkers 2019-10-19 [The Age]

Labor accused of abandoning workers 2019-10-19 [Sydney Morning Herald]

New South Wales Hunter unions rally in Newcastle's Civic Park to join Anti-Poverty Week fight 2019-10-18 [The Herald]

Leadership murmurs begin as election review finds blue-collar workers abandoned Labor 2019-10-18 [The New Daily]

Workers find a way to make themselves heard 2019-10-18 [The Morning Herald]

Inquiry hears from unions, provider peak about worker issues 2019-10-18 [Ageing Agenda]

Labor union split widens as Albanese goes after steelworkers 2019-10-18 [The Morning Herald]

Union anger at Labor for siding with Coalition on new Free Trade deals 2019-10-18 [Guardian Australia]

Ensuring Integrity would mean raids on union offices were just the beginning 2019-10-17 [ACTU]

Labor accused of abandoning workers 2019-10-17 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Angry truck drivers protest at Aldi work conditions 2019-10-17 [The New Daily]

The one million Australians forgotten in the unemployment statistics 2019-10-17 [The New Daily]

EXCESSIVE WORKLOADS, CHRONIC UNDER-STAFFING, WORKERS PLANNING TO QUIT SECTOR 2019-10-17 [United Voice]

By George! Calombaris finally pays out to former worker Orlaith Belfrage 2019-10-17 [United Voice]

Qantas 747 gets second life 2019-10-17 [AIPA]

major employers, shopping centres and unions pledge to eradicate customer abuse for good 2019-10-17 [SDA]

Your Safety Demands Action – No One Deserves A Serve 2019-10-17 [SDA]

New South Wales NTEU and AIT settle underpayment case 2019-10-17 [NTEU]

Universities must protect academic integrity and intellectual freedom 2019-10-17 [NTEU]

A real service delivery redesign, or window dressing? 2019-10-17 [CPSU]

Home Affairs refuse safer rosters for Marine Unit 2019-10-17 [CPSU]

Working together to maximise safety in Home Affairs 2019-10-17 [CPSU]

Maurice Blackburn to make offer to the ASU as EBA negotiations continue 2019-10-17 [ASU]

ANMF Biennial National Conference 2019 - Fairer, Stronger, Healthier. Nurses and Midwives Make it Happen 2019-10-17 [ANMF]

Fed Govt ends education investment fund 2019-10-17 [AEU]

South Australia Building business forced to lay off workers amid pay dispute 2019-10-17 [ABC]

‘Anti-jobs’ agreement on free trade deals lands Anthony Albanese in strife with unions, MPs 2019-10-17 [The New Daily]

Unions accuse Labor of 'abandoning' workers 2019-10-17 [The Morning Herald]

‘You will pay’: unions threaten Labor over free trade agreements 2019-10-17 [The Australian]

Union anger at Labor for siding with Coalition on new free trade deals 2019-10-17 [The Guardian]

Telstra’s Penn gets pay increase to $5m, union calls ignored 2019-10-16 [iTWire]

Aldi accused of forcing workers to drive with fatigue and work in unsafe conditions – but Aldi says it's all 'lies' 2019-10-16 [Business Insider]

Victoria Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, royal commission hears 2019-10-16 [ABC]

Victoria Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, Royal Commission hears 2019-10-16 [ABC]

Victoria White supremacist concert in Melbourne cannot be stopped , Premier says 2019-10-16 [ABC]

Repeal of ANL Act Highlights Liberal Government Failure to Support Australian Shipping 2019-10-15 [MUA]

Anti-asbestos push would be illegal: ACTU 2019-10-15 [7 News]

Aged care staff report understaffing as top issue 2019-10-15 [AAA]

Deaths of Uber Eats drivers forces rival Deliveroo to increase rider safety - as thousands of workers complain about being injured on the job 2019-10-15 [The Daily Mail]

New South Wales Labor Right’s might in balance 2019-10-15 [The Australian]

Union calls for Great Depression-style ‘Green Jobs’ program 2019-10-15 [The New Daily]

Hundreds of truck drivers to strike over safety fears at Aldi 2019-10-15 [9 News]

80% of migrant visa holders paid less than minimum wage 2019-10-15 [Macro Business]

Victoria 'Disaster': Union boss slams private sector involvement in VicRoads 2019-10-15 [The Age]

CFMEU and AMWU - two unions who see the need for transition planning 2019-10-15 [The Argus]

Michaelia Cash, invalid union raids and 'Ensuring Integrity' legislation 2019-10-15 [Independent Australia]

Link between union-bashing bill and public health campaigns 2019-10-15 [ACTU]

Union slams Telstra chief's $5M pay packet as 6,000 jobs axed 2019-10-15 [CIO]

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