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Australia ACTU will call out ‘Rockets and Feathers’ as just one example of unfair pricing practices by supermarkets [ACTU] 16-04-2024

Australia “Future Made in Australia Act” historic step forward for workers [ACTU] 16-04-2024

Australia Workers need roster justice: predictable, reliable hours of work [Australian Unions] 16-04-2024

Australia Podcast: Meet the man who shook up unionism 100 years ago [MEU] 16-04-2024

Australia Childcare workers to get wage boost in budget as Australia battles staff shortages [The Guardian] 13-04-2024

Australia Airport strikes set for Monday amid deadlock [The Mandarin] 11-04-2024

Australia Menopause is union business: HSU Senate inquiry submission [HACSU] 09-04-2024

Australia Air traffic controllers set to strike over dud APS-wide wage offer [The Mandarin] 08-04-2024

Australia Unions welcome record pay rises for workers on new collective agreements [ACTU] 06-04-2024

Australia Expanded Rights for Workers [ETU] 06-04-2024


Other news


Teachers’ strike to go ahead after State School Teachers Union rejects second pay offer 2024-04-16 [West Australian]

South Australia Adelaide Metro industrial action to continue tomorrow 2024-04-16 [RTBU]

Western Australia Perth Uber drivers start five-day strike with Friday airport blockade 2024-04-16 [The Morning Herald]

New South Wales SWOP NSW and Scarlet Alliance condemn gratuitous and irresponsible reporting on sex work 2024-04-16 [The Scarlet Alliance]

Q&A with Emma Checker Part One: Why it was the right time to retire, the ‘promise’ she kept to herself & on the growth of the A-League Women 2024-04-16 [PFA]

POTM: Caceres and Bolden claim top honours for March 2024-04-16 [PFA]

Podcast: Meet the man who shook up unionism 100 years ago 2024-04-16 [MEU]

6 reasons why you need an Enterprise Agreement 2024-04-16 [PA]

Advocating for a better retirement system 2024-04-16 [MEAA]

NTEU celebrates the inclusion of cultural load allowance clauses into enterprise agreements for the first time ever 2024-04-16 [NTEU]

Northern Territory Charles Darwin University must stop attacks on academic freedom 2024-04-16 [NTEU]

Australian Capital Territory CPSU alarmed by ACT Government appointment 2024-04-16 [CPSU]

Finance Sector Union calls for urgent government action on bank closures at Senate Inquiry final hearing – “enough is enough” 2024-04-16 [FSU]

Workers need roster justice: predictable, reliable hours of work 2024-04-16 [Australian Unions]

“Future Made in Australia Act” historic step forward for workers 2024-04-16 [ACTU]

ACTU will call out ‘Rockets and Feathers’ as just one example of unfair pricing practices by supermarkets 2024-04-16 [ACTU]

Western Australia Teachers set to strike next week as union rejects latest pay and conditions offer 2024-04-15 [ABC]

Public Servants To Receive Paid Period, Reproductive and Menopause Leave 2024-04-15 [The Star-Observer]

Super fund sued over rail worker miscalculation claims 2024-04-14 [The Border Mail]

South Australia Union lodges dispute in employment tribunal, as protesters rally against proposed SA Museum changes 2024-04-14 [ABC]

Many aged care workers may wait until 2026 for full pay increase as Albanese government requests phased implementation 2024-04-13 [The Guardian]

Victoria Public sector workers to receive paid menstrual leave 2024-04-13 [HRD]

Childcare workers to get wage boost in budget as Australia battles staff shortages 2024-04-13 [The Guardian]

South Australia Adelaide trains offline as drivers strike 2024-04-11 [In Daily]

Pro-nuclear union boss blasts in to chair Labor think tank 2024-04-11 [The Morning Herald]

Electricians and backpackers sound alarm about unsafe conditions on solar farms 2024-04-11 [ABC]

Airport strikes set for Monday amid deadlock 2024-04-11 [The Mandarin]

Queensland Premier defends BPIC agreement that delivers union tradies pay rises of more than $10 per hour 2024-04-10 [ABC]

May Day 2024 2024-04-09 [UnionsWA]

Menopause is union business: HSU Senate inquiry submission 2024-04-09 [HACSU]

NTEU WIN: Ministerial Veto powers heavily curtailed in ARC Overhaul 2024-04-09 [NTEU]

Victoria Union calls for major reform after Melbourne Uni fined $75,000 2024-04-09 [NTEU]

Rideshare company Oola’s exit shows gig standards urgent 2024-04-09 [TWU]

Uber Agrees To Australia Minimum Pay 2024-04-09 [CPI]

Air traffic controllers set to strike over dud APS-wide wage offer 2024-04-08 [The Mandarin]

Russia Unionists sign on to demand Russian anti-war activist Boris Kagarlitsky's freedom 2024-04-06 [Green Left Weekly]

New South Wales Fines for rail deaths woefully inadequate 2024-04-06 [RTBU]

Footballers’ Trust: Tom Yabio on breaking down barriers through Football Empowerment 2024-04-06 [PFA]

Support available for A-League Women’s players heading into the off-season 2024-04-06 [PFA]

New South Wales Win for permanent jobs: Federal Court rules that Helensburgh Coal sackings not genuine redundancies 2024-04-06 [MEU]

Tasmania CEPU Tasmania Lift Members Fight for Pay Parity 2024-04-06 [ETU]

Expanded Rights for Workers 2024-04-06 [ETU]

Western Australia ETU National Office Heads to The Pilbara 2024-04-06 [ETU]

NBN Co field engineers: take-home pay at serious risk 2024-04-06 [CWU]

Aged Care nurses raise their voices in Canberra 2024-04-06 [ANMF]

AMWU welcomes billion dollar investment in solar energy manufacturing in Australia 2024-04-06 [AMWU]

Union members are calling for a 5% increase to the minimum wage 2024-04-06 [Australian Unions]

Unions welcome record pay rises for workers on new collective agreements 2024-04-06 [ACTU]

New South Wales Federal court says sacked union members at Helensburgh coal mine not genuine redundancies 2024-04-06 [HRD]

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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]