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Victoria Report highlights need for sweeping ambulance Victoria cultural reforms [UWU] 2021-11-30

Victoria Regional Victorian dairy workers secure historic pay deal [UWU] 2021-11-30

Victoria VTHC statement on Pandemic Legislation [We Are Union] 2021-11-30

Morrison must address sexual harassment, violence in Parliament and in all workplaces [ACTU] 2021-11-30

Religious Discrimination Bill Is About Attacking Workers’ Rights [Jacobin] 2021-11-30

Stop profiting off our children! [UWU] 2021-11-29

Support for workers critical to keeping reopening workplaces safe [ACTU] 2021-11-29

New South Wales Register Now: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Panel Discussions [Unions NSW] 2021-11-27

We can’t let Amazon run free and choke our commerce [AWU] 2021-11-27

New South Wales Police called to remove union officials from Amazon warehouse in Sydney [The Guardian] 2021-11-26

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Victoria Report highlights need for sweeping ambulance Victoria cultural reforms 2021-11-30 [UWU]

Victoria Regional Victorian dairy workers secure historic pay deal 2021-11-30 [UWU]

Victoria VTHC statement on Pandemic Legislation 2021-11-30 [We Are Union]

Morrison must address sexual harassment, violence in Parliament and in all workplaces 2021-11-30 [ACTU]

Victoria More job cuts on the way for Victorian university staff 2021-11-30 [Green Left Weekly]

Victoria Ambulance Victoria CEO apologises to staff after report lays bare bullying, discrimination 2021-11-30 [ABC]

Government could intervene on wharf disputes ahead of Christmas 2021-11-30 [The Morning Herald]

Religious Discrimination Bill Is About Attacking Workers’ Rights 2021-11-30 [Jacobin]

‘Inadequate’: Unions call for universal pandemic leave payment for workers 2021-11-29 [The New Daily]

Stop profiting off our children! 2021-11-29 [UWU]

Gold honours for SOMA stalwarts 2021-11-29 [MEAA]

CEPU/CWU Statement on Australia Post Pandemic Leave Policy changes for unvaccinated employees 2021-11-29 [CWU]

A national crisis of numbers 2021-11-29 [AEU]

Support for workers critical to keeping reopening workplaces safe 2021-11-29 [ACTU]

Western Australia Unvaccinated police officer launches legal action against WA government over COVID mandate 2021-11-29 [7 News]

Public servants have been told to return to the office, but what risk do they face as COVID-19 remains in the community? 2021-11-29 [ABC]

Victoria Paramedics still feel ‘suicidal’ due to bullying despite human rights inquiry 2021-11-29 [The Age]

Victoria Saputo dairy workers at Allonsford, Vic, on verge of strike over pay differences 2021-11-29 [Farm Online]

Union accuses childhood education sector of ripping off taxpayers, staff 2021-11-29 [The Times]

Union accuses for-profit ECEC providers of wage theft, tax avoidance 2021-11-29 [Education HQ]

New South Wales Teachers to strike over workload, salaries and shortages 2021-11-27 [NSWTF]

South Australia Glenside Health workers walk off 2021-11-27 [UWU]

New South Wales Register Now: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Panel Discussions 2021-11-27 [Unions NSW]

Tackling climate change with your super 2021-11-27 [SA Unions]

Austraffic to drive PFA Player of the Month Awards 2021-11-27 [PFA]

Speech by Federal President Simon Collins to 2021 Federal Council meeting 2021-11-27 [MEAA]

Prime Minister’s university funding boost a feeble attempt to make up for abandoning sector during pandemic 2021-11-27 [NTEU]

Victoria Thousands of RMIT employees to be back paid $10 million following NTEU wage theft dispute 2021-11-27 [NTEU]

Union led campaign forces federal government to dump proposed snooping laws 2021-11-27 [ETU]

Unions welcome long overdue offshore renewable energy laws but say there is unfinished business 2021-11-27 [ETU]

Victoria Vic Big Battery charges up 2021-11-27 [ETU]

Combine your super all in one place 2021-11-27 [ETU]

The importance of expressly appointing the Union as your bargaining representative 2021-11-27 [ETU]

Unions welcome long overdue Offshore Renewable Energy Laws, but say there is 'unfinished business' 2021-11-27 [MUA]

Workforce Representatives ‘Left Out’ of Aged Care Advisory Council 2021-11-27 [ANMF]

Labour rights: Food delivery drivers question gig platforms' safety nets 2021-11-27 [Sight]

We can’t let Amazon run free and choke our commerce 2021-11-27 [AWU]

New South Wales Police called to remove union officials from Amazon warehouse in Sydney 2021-11-26 [The Guardian]

Morrison’s Religious Discrimination Bill to enable workplace discrimination 2021-11-25 [ACTU]

Workforce Representatives ‘Left Out’ of Aged Care Advisory Council 2021-11-25 [ANMF]

Unions welcome long overdue offshore renewable energy laws but say there is ‘unfinished business’ 2021-11-25 [ETU]

Victoria Unions back Vic bill ahead of negotiations 2021-11-25 [The West Australian]

Couriers threaten Black Friday strike 2021-11-25 [The Courier]

Balancing work and fertility demands is not easy – but reproductive leave can help 2021-11-25 [The Conversation]

BHP mining managers face Fair Work Commission in mandatory COVID-19 vaccine challenge 2021-11-24 [ABC]

Union led campaign forces federal government to dump proposed snooping laws 2021-11-24 [ETU]

Investigators soon to finalise Australian Workers Union membership probe 2021-11-24 [The Morning Herald]

We have a pay rise & secure job shortage, not a labour shortage 2021-11-23 [ACTU]

Work health and safety is getting worse under Morrison 2021-11-23 [ACTU]

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This month in labour history


1-12-1948 The long ACTU-led campaign to win more time off for workers led to the imposition of the 40-hour work week and the 2-day weekend. [more]

15-12-1882 Tailoresses' Association of Melbourne, Australia's first women's trade union, established. [more]

17-12-1918 A march of members of the Australian Workers Union forces the resignation of the Administrator of the Northern Territory, John Gilruth. [more]

21-12-1916 The Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World) are outlawed. [more]

23-12-1928 An industrial court decides that timber workers must increase their weekly working hours from 44 to 48, a decision that sparks a 6 month long strike. [more]

29-12-1884 Edward Theodore, founder of Amalgamated Workers’ Assn & forerunner of Australian Workers’ Union (AWU), is born. [more]

31-12-1968 John Smith Garden, Australian trade unionist & founding member of Communist Party of Australia, dies. [more]