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Workers on track to lose $4000 in 2022, ABS figures confirm [ACTU] 2022-05-18

Paid Domestic & Violence Leave now a reality for 2.6 million workers [Australian Unions] 2022-05-18

Minimum wage workers share stories of “grotesque” hours and low paid work to support a 5.5% wage increase [Australian Unions] 2022-05-18

Three Months On, Aged Care Workers Still Waiting for COVID Payments [ANMF] 2022-05-17

How unions are building queer-friendly workplaces [Australian Unions] 2022-05-17

Over 70% of Australia’s aged care workers yet to receive $800 pandemic bonus, poll suggests [The Guardian] 2022-05-17

Why paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave is a “game changer” for women [Australian Unions] 2022-05-16

Unions win FWC support for 10 days paid FDV Leave, despite opposition from Morrison Government [ACTU] 2022-05-16

Morrison’s housing plan a Super failure [Australian Unions] 2022-05-16

Minimum wage earners: ‘It’s absolutely outrageous that politicians are squabbling over a $1 pay rise’ [The Guardian] 2022-05-14

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Today's labour news


Workers could go $4000 backwards if wages and inflation don't meet 2022-05-19 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Pre-election national fleet tantrum shows it’s time for industry to abandon Shipping Australia Limited 2022-05-19 [ITF]

Belmont Election Flyers 2022-05-18 [UnionsWA]

Voting FAQs 2022-05-18 [AWU]

Urgent need for minimum wage increase as majority of retail workers report financial squeeze from cost of living 2022-05-18 [SDA]

Union victory delivers Domestic Violence Leave for Award Employees 2022-05-18 [MUA]

Morrison is missing on wage rises for one in four workers 2022-05-18 [ACTU]

Workers on track to lose $4000 in 2022, ABS figures confirm 2022-05-18 [ACTU]

New Blue Mountains tunnel must be built to standard 2022-05-18 [AWU]

Public sector cuts worth $3.3bn would not result in job losses, David Littleproud claims 2022-05-18 [The Guardian]

Real incomes shrink as wages growth of 0.7% in March quarter falls behind inflation 2022-05-18 [The Guardian]

Paid Domestic & Violence Leave now a reality for 2.6 million workers 2022-05-18 [Australian Unions]

Minimum wage workers share stories of “grotesque” hours and low paid work to support a 5.5% wage increase 2022-05-18 [Australian Unions]

Morrison set to derail Gold Cost Light Rail project 2022-05-17 [RTBU]

Players ‘reflect forward’ on racism in sport 2022-05-17 [PFA]

Morrison is coming for tradie wages 2022-05-17 [ETU]

Three Months On, Aged Care Workers Still Waiting for COVID Payments 2022-05-17 [ANMF]

Election 2022: Morrison has gone missing for public schools 2022-05-17 [AEU]

Morrison announces 5,500 job cuts in final days of campaign 2022-05-17 [ACTU]

Morrison Govt’s desperate attack on public services 2022-05-17 [CPSU]

ETU FACTS: Working conditions and federal election 2022-05-17 [ETU]

Victoria ‘We’re Looking at The Curtin Hotel as a Test Case’: Music Victoria’s Simone Schinkel Talks ‘Green Ban’ 2022-05-17 [TIO]

Union victory delivers Domestic Violence Leave for Award Employees 2022-05-17 [MUA]

Uber drivers warn of mass exodus if base pay rates remain unsustainably low 2022-05-17 [The Guardian]

How unions are building queer-friendly workplaces 2022-05-17 [Australian Unions]

Over 70% of Australia’s aged care workers yet to receive $800 pandemic bonus, poll suggests 2022-05-17 [The Guardian]

Why paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave is a “game changer” for women 2022-05-16 [Australian Unions]

Morrison Super raid - an attack on workers’ savings and no answer to the housing crisis 2022-05-16 [ACTU]

Aussie jobs and federal election 2022-05-16 [ETU]

Unions win FWC support for 10 days paid FDV Leave, despite opposition from Morrison Government 2022-05-16 [ACTU]

Millions entitled to 10 days’ paid domestic violence leave after ‘historic win’ 2022-05-16 [The Times]

Morrison’s housing plan a Super failure 2022-05-16 [Australian Unions]

Worker’s Union calls out Clive in new ad 2022-05-16 [Today]

Shutterstock Australia is bringing migrant workers back – but exploitation is still rampant. Here are 3 changes needed now 2022-05-16 [Converation]

Minimum wage earners: ‘It’s absolutely outrageous that politicians are squabbling over a $1 pay rise’ 2022-05-14 [The Guardian]

Striking while the election iron is hot 2022-05-14 [AAP]

Queensland Coal not the only burning issue in Queensland’s blue collar seat of Flynn 2022-05-14 [The Guardian]

AWU condemns new wool industry push for cheap overseas labour 2022-05-13 [AWU]

A critical election for industrial relations reform and the future of higher education 2022-05-13 [Labour Law Down Under]

Really want to lift workers' wages? 6 industrial reforms we need, whoever wins the 21 May election 2022-05-13 [Labour Law Down Under]

Morrison offers personal rebrand to workers who have waited a decade for a pay rise 2022-05-13 [ACTU]

New South Wales Rail unions and state government in gridlock over new train rollout timeline 2022-05-13 [ABC]

‘Outrageous crime’: Australia's media union demands justice for death of Al Jazeera journalist 2022-05-13 [SBS]

Woolworths Group partners with Retail Supply Chain Alliance to support horticulture workers 2022-05-13 [Fresh Plaza]

ACTU accuses Morrison of refusing wage hike 2022-05-13 [HRD]

Union calls out Australian wool industry push for cheap Pacific labour 2022-05-13 [Radio New Zealand International]

Queensland Annual wage claim increases in response to cost of living surge 2022-05-13 [QCU]

Tasmania Vale Wally Pritchard 2022-05-13 [MUA]

Wages war: Government launches high-stakes attack on workers’ pay 2022-05-12 [The New Daily]

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This month in labour history


1-05-1946 Eight hundred Aboriginal workers walk-off twenty-seven sheep stations in Western Australia, beginning the Pilbara strike that lasts until 1949. [more]

3-05-1927 The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is founded [more]

15-05-1905 The Merchant Service Guild of Australasia became the first trade union to be registered under the Australian Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904 [more]

16-05-1891 Henry Lawson's poem 'Freedom on the Wallaby', written during the great sheep shearers' strike, is published in The Worker newspaper. [more]