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PM must urgently intervene to prevent Kwinana fuel refinery from closing [AWU] 2020-10-30

JobMaker follows trend: poorly designed, unable to deliver [ACTU] 2020-10-29

Australian Capital Territory Hospital cleaners picket over “insulting” 5-cent wage offer at Calvary Bruce [Riot ACT] 2020-10-29

Problems at Australia Post go Deeper than Luxury Watches [CWU] 2020-10-22

Dock Workers Claim Vindication as Shipping Lines Blamed for Delays and Accused of Profiteering [The Handy Shipping Guide] 2020-10-21

Western Australia Unions rally for new industrial manslaughter law [Green Left Weekly] 2020-10-21

2020 was supposed to be a big year for unions. Then the pandemic hit [The Morning Herald] 2020-10-21

Seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months on ships, International Transport Workers' Federation says [ABC] 2020-10-20

NTEU lodges Federal Court action over wage theft and sham contracting [NTEU] 2020-10-17

Universities accused of 'sham contracting' as wage scandal in Australia's higher education sector deepens [ABC] 2020-10-16

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Today's labour news


Victoria Shoppers should respect retail workers as Victoria opens up 2020-10-31 [SDA]

Queensland NTEU Condemns Assault on NTEU Member at Peaceful Kangaroo Point Refugee Protest 2020-10-31 [NTEU]

Queensland Queenslanders urged to vote wisely on 31 October 2020-10-31 [ETU]

One story for the workers, another for the stock exchange 2020-10-31 [ETU]

ETU fights for sick leave rights – appeals Qantas decision 2020-10-31 [ETU]

Congratulations to Noah Balta for his win in the 2020 AFL grand final! 2020-10-31 [ETU]

Problems at Post run much deeper than luxury watches, union submission to Regulatory Review 2020-10-31 [CWU]

Queensland Maritime union welcomes Labor’s $21m investment in Queensland shipping 2020-10-31 [MUA]

Griffith review: A dream that cannot be denied by Thomas Mayor 2020-10-31 [MUA]

Qatar Airways must apologise to Australian passengers for unacceptable treatment 2020-10-31 [ASU]

Jetstar needs to fix front of house rostering – time to show Jetstar that you are united! 2020-10-31 [ASU]

Teachers take the lead in crisis on World Teachers’ Day 2020-10-31 [AEU]

Australian Capital Territory Incensed hospital cleaners protest 5¢ wage offer and moves to block lawful action 2020-10-30 [UWU]

PM must urgently intervene to prevent Kwinana fuel refinery from closing 2020-10-30 [AWU]

'Heartbreaking': 9,100 homeless suffer jobseeker payment suspensions amid recession 2020-10-30 [The Guardian]

7-Eleven repays $173m to workers after some franchisees falsified records in underpayments scandal 2020-10-30 [The Guardian]

JobMaker follows trend: poorly designed, unable to deliver 2020-10-29 [ACTU]

Australian Capital Territory Hospital cleaners picket over “insulting” 5-cent wage offer at Calvary Bruce 2020-10-29 [Riot ACT]

Gov't uses Australia Post scandal to push for full privatisation 2020-10-29 [Green Left Weekly]

Aviation workers threaten action against Qatar Airways over airport 'abhorrence' 2020-10-29 [7 News]

Union says unregistered providers offering staff undercut pay and conditions as NDIS website promotes 'Uber-style' apps linking participants to support workers 2020-10-29 [The Guardian]

Unions threaten boycott of Qatar Airways after 'barbaric' incident in Doha 2020-10-29 [9News]

Victoria Ambulance Victoria chief vows to 'shine a light into the rotten corners of our culture' 2020-10-28 [The Times]

Border Force accused of breaching health and safety after staff incentivised to forgo sick leave for bonuses 2020-10-28 [The Guardian]

New South Wales Qatar Airways Faces Strike Over Examination of Australians 2020-10-28 [Bloomberg]

Council of the Ageing joins unions in warning jobmaker could harm older workers 2020-10-28 [The Guardian]

Unions urge ALP to accept need for gas and back blue collar workers or face losing next election 2020-10-28 [The Guardian]

Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Rights commissioner to investigate Ambulance Victoria harassment allegations 2020-10-27 [ABC]

Posties demand expanded investigation as they ‘struggle day in, day out’ 2020-10-27 [2GB]

Queensland Maritime union welcomes Labor’s $21m investment in Queensland shipping 2020-10-27 [MUA]

TWU Australia to resume enterprise agreement negotiations with Virgin Australia 2020-10-27 [CAPA]

One third of Australian universities admit to wage theft 2020-10-27 [NTEU]

Victoria Food delivery driver Chow Khai Shien the third gig economy worker to die in a month 2020-10-27 [The Guardian]

Qatar Airways Faces Protest Over Examination of Australian Women 2020-10-27 [Bloomberg]

RAFFWU Statement on ACTU/SDA Demand to Silence Workers 2020-10-26 [RAFFWU]

McDonald’s chain fined for denying toilet or drink breaks to young staff 2020-10-26 [The News]

Home food delivery: what is the most ethical way to order in? 2020-10-25 [The Guardian]

TWU statement re Qantas AGM 2020-10-24 [TWU]

Unions and health bodies weigh in on Royal Commission’s recommendations 2020-10-24 [The Weekly Source]

Community groups recruited to help Australia's efforts to combat slavery 2020-10-24 [The Times]

 VIDEO New South Wales Wharf workers to protest at Port Botany 2020-10-23 [Sky]

Finance sector union response to NAB underpayments 2020-10-23 [FSU]

Union says Australia Post problems extend past luxury watches 2020-10-23 [ABC]

Australia Post’s coronavirus delivery cuts slammed by posties, could be scrapped early 2020-10-22 [The New Daily]

Aged care shifts go unfilled as workers despair 2020-10-22 [UWU]

Western Australia Union Strength in the COVID Era 2020-10-22 [UnionsWA]

Western Australia Work Safety Bill delay costs lives 2020-10-22 [UnionsWA]

Elevating our issues at CASA and Airservices 2020-10-22 [Professionals Australia]

NBN Co Chief's $3.1 million salary a 'national disgrace' 2020-10-22 [CWU]

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This month in labour history


4-10-1909 Workers in new South Wales join a huge procession for the 8 hour day. [more]

14-10-1981 Dock workers in Darwin start 7-day strike, refusing to load uranium on board “Pacific Sky” for US military use. [more]