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Christian Porter’s laws ‘will shut down unions’ [The Australian] 2019-11-11

Big union merger vows to tackle wage theft, redistribute wealth, shift Labor left [The Morning Herald] 2019-11-10

Amalgamation Day set for November 11 [UWU] 2019-11-09

Victoria University of Melbourne staff to stage second rally for casual rights on 8 November [NTEU] 2019-11-09

RBA downgrades economic growth, consumption continues to crash [ACTU] 2019-11-09

Gender pay gap closed as parity confirmed in new Matildas deal [The Guardian] 2019-11-06

BWI calls on Australian Government to drop proposed anti-union law [BWI] 2019-11-06

HSA to go pink for Picnic Day [HSA] 2019-11-04

PFA Nominated for 2019 Human Rights Award [PFA] 2019-11-04

As world’s biggest trade deal nears completion, no details known to voters [ACTU] 2019-11-04

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Today's labour news

Christian Porter’s laws ‘will shut down unions’ 2019-11-11 [The Australian]

Lambie and Hanson holding out on union deregistration bill 2019-11-11 [The Financial Review]

Demerit system for bad union behaviour wins business backing 2019-11-10 [The Morning Herald]

Big union merger vows to tackle wage theft, redistribute wealth, shift Labor left 2019-11-10 [The Morning Herald]

Amalgamation Day set for November 11 2019-11-09 [UWU]

AIPA's Annual Report 2018-19 2019-11-09 [AIPA]

5 Things You Need to Know About Annual Leave 2019-11-09 [HSA]

Queensland Unions welcome 3 per cent boost in state wage case decision 2019-11-09 [Queensland Unions]

Kerr and Roestbakken claim 2019 PFA Player Awards 2019-11-09 [PFA]

Victoria University of Melbourne staff to stage second rally for casual rights on 8 November 2019-11-09 [NTEU]

New classification descriptors and classification mapping released for employee consideration 2019-11-09 [ASU]

RBA downgrades economic growth, consumption continues to crash 2019-11-09 [ACTU]

Continuing asbestos use in Indonesia is a public health time bomb 2019-11-09 [ACTU]

Victoria 'Heartless, stupid': CFMMEU lashes Andrews over native logging ban 2019-11-09 [The Australian]

Victoria Government forestry announcement a “kick in guts for timber workers and timber 2019-11-09 [CFMMEU]

Is BHP the grinch who stole Christmas? 2019-11-09 [CFMMEU]

Report: Government backing for offshore wind can address climate change and provide a just transition for fossil fuel workers 2019-11-09 [MUA]

National crisis in construction requires urgent Federal Government intervention 2019-11-09 [CFMMEU]

Labor demands action on wage theft epidemic 2019-11-08 [Independent Australia]

Unions call on Governments to back offshore wind sector to help tackle carbon emissions reductions 2019-11-08 [iTWire]

Why Australian workers can’t win 2019-11-08 [Crikey]

Australian Capital Territory Hundreds of Canberra teachers and nurses work as casuals — a number 'far beyond what is acceptable' 2019-11-07 [ABC]

Women's soccer players to get equal pay after historic deal 2019-11-07 [Axios]

‘We don’t dob’: One in four Qantas staff sexually harassed 2019-11-06 [Yahoo]

Matildas’ equal pay deal is part of a global shift recognising value of women in sport 2019-11-06 [The Guardian]

Unions cheers new Diamond Offshore EBA 2019-11-06 [ENB]

Gender pay gap closed as parity confirmed in new Matildas deal 2019-11-06 [The Guardian]

Record vote against deportations at Qantas AGM 2019-11-06 [ITF]

BWI calls on Australian Government to drop proposed anti-union law 2019-11-06 [BWI]

New South Wales Firefighters union chief lashes government over secret cladding list 2019-11-05 [The Australian]

Western Australia ‘300’ join picket line at Crown Perth 2019-11-05 [WS Weekly]

CFMEU calls for national construction laws 2019-11-05 [9 News]

Coles partners with workers’ unions to improve supply chain standards 2019-11-05 [Inside Retail]

One In Four Qantas Crew Sexually Harassed In 'Shocking' Wakeup Call For Airline Industry 2019-11-05 [10 Daily]

Coles strikes deal with unions to quell worker exploitation concerns 2019-11-05 [The Morning Herald]

Why Woolworths ‘fessed up to that $300 million underpayment 2019-11-04 [The New Daily]

HSA to go pink for Picnic Day 2019-11-04 [HSA]

Ruby Rose shares her super story 2019-11-04 [HSA]

PFA Nominated for 2019 Human Rights Award 2019-11-04 [PFA]

What you need to know before signing a new contract 2019-11-04 [Professionals Australia]

Mental health and well-being of workers in Defence 2019-11-04 [CPSU]

Deaf Mettle 2019-11-04 [AEU]

“The money isn’t going where it’s needed.” 2019-11-04 [AEU]

As world’s biggest trade deal nears completion, no details known to voters 2019-11-04 [ACTU]

Quarter of Qantas crew say they were sexually harassed in past year 2019-11-04 [The Financial Times]

Employers want non-union options for major projects 2019-11-04 [The Financial Review]

Coles works with unions to safeguard human rights in horticulture supply chain 2019-11-04 [Mirage]

Dead meat: There’s a human cost to the uber-fast food delivery gig economy – but no one is keeping tabs 2019-11-03 [The New Daily]

'They're madly checking their payrolls': the ugly truth of Australia's underpayment epidemic 2019-11-03 [The Guardian]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1923 Police in Melbourne strike against the use of labour spies? [more]

2-11-1928 Police fire on striking dock workers in Melbourne, killing one man. [more]

4-11-1908 Sydney's rockchoppers vow to continue their strike "so long as one single member of the union remains in gaol." [more]

5-11-1890 Miners in Newcastle are the last New South Wales workers to return to work after the Great Strike. [more]

29-11-1849 Chartist leader William Cuffay arrives in Australia, having been transported from Britain after his treason trial [more]