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Industrial manslaughter laws progress through Parliament in both NSW and Tasmania

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Australia Six wins for workers to celebrate on 1 July [Australian Unions] 21-06-2024

Australia Industrial manslaughter laws progress through Parliament in both NSW and Tasmania [MUA] 21-06-2024

Australia Leaked email to Woolworths staff reveals shock reaction to latest work deal [7 News] 20-06-2024

Australia Nuclear is a dangerous distraction, Dutton pushing for a climate culture war that nobody wants [AMWU] 20-06-2024

Australia Workers deserve right to switch off when they clock off [ASU] 20-06-2024

Australia Dutton’s dangerous nuclear fantasy will cost workers [ACTU] 19-06-2024

Australia Queensland LNP Views of Women Antiquated, Unsupported [Queensland Unions] 19-06-2024

Australia Workers losing $21,000 a year in unpaid overtime: New report [Unions NSW] 15-06-2024

Australia New South Wales School cleaning ‘a slavery risk’: State Anti-Slavery Commissioner [UWU] 14-06-2024

Australia Sexual harassment rife in retail work [SDA] 08-06-2024


Other news


National stoppages as workers at bulk liquid terminals walk 2024-06-24 [UWU]

TWU welcomes banks and retailers paying up for cash transport 2024-06-24 [TWU]

Letter to Members from Mark Diamond 2024-06-24 [RTBU]

How momentum is growing for workers to get five weeks’ annual leave 2024-06-24 [The Morning Herald]

Matilda Clare Hunt appointed to PFA Executive 2024-06-24 [PFA]

Victoria Nuclear plans no help for Latrobe Valley coal workers 2024-06-24 [MEU]

New South Wales Podcast: First win under new ‘Same Job, Same Pay’ laws 2024-06-24 [MEU]

More cabs off the rank with MEU Same Job Same Pay applications 2024-06-24 [MEU]

CFMEU on path for split under federal laws 2024-06-24 [The Times]

CFMEU demerger bill enters parliament 2024-06-24 [InDaily]

Vale Stan Sharkey 2024-06-23 [ACTU]

Western Australia Child protection workers in northern WA under-resourced, as union urges more government support 2024-06-23 [ABC]

Tasmania CPSU says child safety workers want pay rises and better working conditions 2024-06-22 [The Examiner]

New South Wales Investigation underway after four injured in alleged attack at Sydney hospital 2024-06-22 [SBS]

South Australia Mandatory sexual harassment training announced for hospitality industry 2024-06-22 [Glam]

Vale Stan Sharkey 2024-06-22 [MUA]

Western Australia Bankwest jobs axed in digital changeover 2024-06-21 [Farm Weekly]

Industrial manslaughter laws progress through Parliament in both NSW and Tasmania 2024-06-21 [MUA]

Freo workers join Bulk Liquids Shipping Terminals stoppage 2024-06-21 [Freemantle Shipping News]

Six wins for workers to celebrate on 1 July 2024-06-21 [Australian Unions]

Chemical manufacturing workers down tools in VIC and QLD 2024-06-20 [UWU]

Resignation of National Secretary Mark Diamond 2024-06-20 [RTBU]

Deepfake Politics 2024-06-20 [The Scarlet Alliance]

‘It’s been amazing’: A-Leagues legends among cohort taking part in PFA coaching courses in Sydney 2024-06-20 [PFA]

Overseas Aussie players tap into PFA collaboration with SportsFX Currency Solutions 2024-06-20 [PFA]

Nuclear plans no help for coal power workers 2024-06-20 [MEU]

Hunter offshore wind one step closer to fruition 2024-06-20 [MUA]

CPSU says secretive IFAs holding APS back from gender equality 2024-06-20 [CPSU]

Workers deserve right to switch off when they clock off 2024-06-20 [ASU]

Nuclear is a dangerous distraction, Dutton pushing for a climate culture war that nobody wants 2024-06-20 [AMWU]

'Hollow' laws fail Australia's migrant workers 2024-06-20 [Central Western Daily]

Leaked email to Woolworths staff reveals shock reaction to latest work deal 2024-06-20 [7 News]

SDA accused of ripping off Woolworths store workers by endorsing 3.75pc pay deal 2024-06-20 [ABC]

Queensland LNP Views of Women Antiquated, Unsupported 2024-06-19 [Queensland Unions]

New South Wales Offshore wind a winner for Wollongong 2024-06-19 [MUA]

Dutton’s dangerous nuclear fantasy will cost workers 2024-06-19 [ACTU]

Govt moves on ‘dysfunctional’ union after AFL brawl 2024-06-19 [In Daily]

Tasmania Striking Saputo workers at Australia plant battle to secure fair wage deal 2024-06-19 [Just Food]

Federal government to introduce legislation allowing CFMEU split, with union described as 'dysfunctional' 2024-06-18 [ABC]

New South Wales Unions NSW wants an end to forced unpaid overtime 2024-06-18 [Green Left Weekly]

New South Wales New union alliance to cover Cobar miners 2024-06-17 [The Western Plains]

Plummet in standards since Qantas illegal outsourcing shows need for aviation regulation 2024-06-17 [TWU]

Western Australia Bankwest workers fed up as CBA continues slashing WA jobs 2024-06-17 [FSU]

Tasmania Striking Burnie workers slam Saputo’s “anti-Tasmanian attitude” 2024-06-17 [Pulse]

Unions move to stop wage theft of disability workers 2024-06-16 [ASU]

Workers losing $21,000 a year in unpaid overtime: New report 2024-06-15 [Unions NSW]

PFA members continue contributions to humanitarian causes 2024-06-14 [PFA]

New South Wales School cleaning ‘a slavery risk’: State Anti-Slavery Commissioner 2024-06-14 [UWU]

New South Wales School cleaners in NSW 'at risk of modern slavery', government warned 2024-06-14 [The Leader]

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This month in labour history


5-06-1974 The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment. [more]

16-06-1886 The Australian Workers Union, widely accepted as Australia's oldest union, was established at Fern's Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, as a shearers' union [more]

17-06-1971 New South Wales Builders Labourers’ Federation enforces the first Green Ban, refusing to build luxury houses over the last open green space in a suburb of Sydney. Despite management threats to use scabs, the builders and residents won. [more]

24-06-1929 The six month timber workers strike ends in defeat as workers have to accept a 48 hour week. [more]