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New South Wales Food delivery rider who died at work two years ago acknowledged as employee under NSW workers’ compensation scheme [TWU] 2022-06-25

New South Wales The secret union history of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras [Australian Unions] 2022-06-23

Why the dance sector needs its own union [Arts Hub] 2022-06-22

New South Wales Family of Hungry Panda delivery rider killed at work awarded $834,000 in landmark decision [The Guardian] 2022-06-22

ABCC ramped up anti-union legal action prior to elections [CFMEU] 2022-06-20

A wage rise is great but what happens now? [Australian Unions] 2022-06-20

ACTU welcomes ALP’s commitment to including 10 days paid FDV Leave in the NES [ACTU] 2022-06-17

Queensland ‘Slap in the face’: unions demand higher wages for Queensland public servants as inflation bites [The Guardian] 2022-06-17

Unions win pay rise but it’s just the start for wage justice [Australian Unions] 2022-06-16

Unions win historic wage increase [ACTU] 2022-06-15

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Today's labour news


New South Wales State budget dirt cheap on school cleaning 2022-06-25 [UWU]

Queensland Frontline Services Can’t Run Themselves 2022-06-25 [UWU]

The Right to Strike 2022-06-25 [RAFFWU]

Qantas payment only a ‘thank you’ if unconditional and paid to all workers including illegally sacked: unions 2022-06-25 [TWU]

Queensland Government announces standard-setting body to tackle deadly pressures in transport 2022-06-25 [TWU]

New South Wales Food delivery rider who died at work two years ago acknowledged as employee under NSW workers’ compensation scheme 2022-06-25 [TWU]

New South Wales AWU welcomes NSW Labor’s pledge to prioritise local manufacturing 2022-06-25 [AWU]

State of the Industry survey for performers 2022-06-25 [MEAA]

Queensland Vale Shane Morse 2022-06-25 [CWU]

Qantas Group 5k cash payment – the devils in the detail 2022-06-24 [ASU]

International Day of Seafarer, 2022 2022-06-24 [MUA]

New South Wales Unionized nurses planning work stoppages across New South Wales June 28 2022-06-24 [Crisis 24]

Western Australia 'Simply shocking': Probe into sexual assault report shows WA mining sector 'failed to protect women' 2022-06-24 [SBS]

ACTU secretary Sally McManus says Reserve Bank in 'Boomer fantasyland' over wage-price spiral fears 2022-06-24 [ABC]

Queensland State to boost gig driver protections and crack down on ‘fake unions’ 2022-06-23 [The Times]

Making in-roads to improve mental health for transport workers 2022-06-23 [SHM]

'Total boomer fantasy land': Union boss Sally McManus criticises Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Phillip Lowe over wage growth fears 2022-06-23 [Sky]

'Fantasy land': Unions reject RBA governor's view on wages growth and risk of inflation 2022-06-23 [SBS]

New South Wales Family of food delivery driver Xiaojun Chen, who died at work, granted $830k compensation 2022-06-23 [ABC]

New South Wales The secret union history of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2022-06-23 [Australian Unions]

New South Wales ‘Completely bloody-minded’: NSW unions furious over fine increases for illegal strikes 2022-06-23 [The Guardian]

Why the dance sector needs its own union 2022-06-22 [Arts Hub]

New South Wales Family of Hungry Panda delivery rider killed at work awarded $834,000 in landmark decision 2022-06-22 [The Guardian]

Queensland Budget’s record health spending meaningless without wages boost, unions say 2022-06-22 [The Guardian]

Minimum wage increase well within the means of Australian businesses 2022-06-22 [Australian Unions]

'The outsourcing has devastated families': Transport Workers Union survey reveals toll on axed Qantas ground crew 2022-06-22 [Sky]

New South Wales Union Members Protest Outside State Parliament 2022-06-21 [Triple M]

New South Wales Government is ‘baking in wage cuts’ to essential services 2022-06-21 [Sky]

New South Wales Teachers will strike next week over the government’s 3% pay rise offer 2022-06-21 [The Guardian]

Dust diseases scheme recommendations highlight the danger of silica dust 2022-06-21 [Safe to Work]

Sacked Qantas baggage handlers speak out amid airport chaos 2022-06-21 [News.com]

  JOB  New South Wales New job: Field Organiser - Sydney 2022-06-21 [CPSU]

  JOB  Tasmania New job: TAFE Project Officer 2022-06-21 [AEU]

Government called on to act against Assange extradition order 2022-06-21 [IFJ]

Erin Madeley to be next MEAA Chief Executive 2022-06-20 [MEAA]

FoI docs reveal ABCC colluded with MBA on election campaign 2022-06-20 [CFMEU]

ABCC ramped up anti-union legal action prior to elections 2022-06-20 [CFMEU]

ASU members win 4.6 - 5.2%% wage increase in the National Wage Case! 2022-06-20 [ASU]

Hunter teachers call for significant pay increase in state budget 2022-06-20 [The Herald]

Western Australia Teachers pay: Public school teachers vote to accept increase 2022-06-20 [The West Australian]

Queensland ABCC Pursues CFMMEU Over Right-of-Entry to Sites 2022-06-20 [The Urban Developer]

A wage rise is great but what happens now? 2022-06-20 [Australian Unions]

  JOB   New job: Senior Industrial Officer / Industrial Officer 2022-06-20 [UWU]

Mental health industry in dire straits as conditions worsen and workforce shortages continue 2022-06-19 [ABC]

New South Wales NTEU stands firm at Sydney University 2022-06-17 [Green Left Weekly]

Victoria Early learning funding a win for workers and families 2022-06-17 [UWU]

ACTU welcomes ALP’s commitment to including 10 days paid FDV Leave in the NES 2022-06-17 [ACTU]

Affordable housing requires secure jobs 2022-06-17 [Australian Unions]

Paid Family and Domestic Violence leave on track to cover all workers 2022-06-17 [Australian Unions]

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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]

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