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New South Wales Train Strike: An Explainer [Unions NSW] 2021-10-19

Thousands of delivery workers set to strike on Thursday [The New Daily] 2021-10-18

Pro-vax, pro-union, anti-fascist: Three things to be proud of [Independent Australia] 2021-10-15

Forgotten essential workers are facing discrimination [The New Daily] 2021-10-15

2.5 million effectively out of work or looking for hours [ACTU] 2021-10-14

Toll workers win job security protections and 15% super in new agreement offer [TWU] 2021-10-13

Insecure work is a massive work health and safety risk [ACTU] 2021-10-13

Migrant workers face poor conditions and underpayment on Australian farms, inquiry hears [SBS] 2021-10-13

We need a royal commission into the organised far-right [The Age] 2021-10-12

Queensland Funding plea as Queensland health workers fear hospitals not safe for patients and staff [ABC] 2021-10-12

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New South Wales Train Strike: An Explainer 2021-10-19 [Unions NSW]

Critics pillory consultant work on veterans’ claim processing 2021-10-19 [The Mandarin]

New South Wales Transport chaos predicted for Sydney ahead of train strike 2021-10-19 [The Morning Herald]

Australian survey of retail workers reveals dire impact of precarious work 2021-10-18 [UNI Global Union]

Thousands of delivery workers set to strike on Thursday 2021-10-18 [The New Daily]

Victoria Workers should not be punished for Crown’s wrongdoings 2021-10-18 [UWU]

CFMMEU election above board, court rules 2021-10-18 [The Gazette]

Increase training and wages, not immigration 2021-10-18 [ETU]

Victoria Yallourn power station owner failed to act on explosion warnings before worker’s death 2021-10-18 [The Morning Herald]

Delivery workers set to strike on Thursday 2021-10-18 [The Leader]

Parcels, alcohol to be hit with transport strike on Thursday 2021-10-18 [The Morning Herald]

New South Wales Activists push to end casualisation at Sydney University 2021-10-15 [Green Left Weekly]

New South Wales Newcastle Delegate goes the extra mile for mental health 2021-10-15 [AWU]

Victoria Renting in the pandemic: a forum for union members 2021-10-15 [MEAA]

BHP should leave the health decisions to workers 2021-10-15 [ETU]

CEPU statement on Telstra mandatory vaccination policy 2021-10-15 [CWU]

AiGroup demands future government guts workers’ rights 2021-10-15 [ACTU]

Time for rapid testing in aviation is now 2021-10-15 [TWU]

Nine killed in horror week of truck crashes 2021-10-15 [TWU]

Pro-vax, pro-union, anti-fascist: Three things to be proud of 2021-10-15 [Independent Australia]

Forgotten essential workers are facing discrimination 2021-10-15 [The New Daily]

Western Australia Strike at Fremantle Ports finally over after three months 2021-10-15 [9 News]

Victoria State school teachers target department in first step of industrial campaign 2021-10-14 [The Age]

Where do you stand on the Domestic Retention Payment and COVID Disaster Payment? 2021-10-14 [ASU]

Workers could be left more exposed to deadly welding fumes 2021-10-14 [AMWU]

2.5 million effectively out of work or looking for hours 2021-10-14 [ACTU]

Western Australia QUBE ignores Premier’s call to return to negotiations 2021-10-14 [ACTU]

Clean exports could deliver 395,000 new jobs 2021-10-14 [ACTU]

We must not leave workers behind on dust disease prevention 2021-10-14 [ACTU]

TWU claims 'Amazon' effect has lowered standards in big companies such as Qantas 2021-10-14 [The Examiner]

South Australia No extra Christmas Day pay for SA workers 2021-10-14 [The West Australian]

Northern Territory Education union raises concerns about the impact of COVID vaccine mandate on NT school staff 2021-10-14 [ABC]

Toll workers win job security protections and 15% super in new agreement offer 2021-10-13 [TWU]

It’s Time: Nuclear 2021-10-13 [AWU]

Hydrogen could fuel massive jobs boom, but only if gas mistakes are not repeated 2021-10-13 [AWU]

Western Australia QUBE walks away from Port of Fremantle talks 2021-10-13 [ACTU]

Insecure work is a massive work health and safety risk 2021-10-13 [ACTU]

A landmark agreement that promises greater job security for Toll drivers is set to end 6 months of strikes 2021-10-13 [Business Insider]

More evidence of farm worker exploitation 2021-10-13 [The Times]

Union calls for local nuclear industry 2021-10-13 [Sky]

Migrant workers face poor conditions and underpayment on Australian farms, inquiry hears 2021-10-13 [SBS]

Parcel strike called off after Toll reaches deal with union 2021-10-13 [AFR]

AustralianSuper adds ACTU president to board 2021-10-12 [The Financial Standard]

Retail workers facing tough juggling act 2021-10-12 [The Leader]

Queensland Hundreds of workers walk off Brisbane's Queen's Wharf redevelopment construction site amid asbestos scare 2021-10-12 [ABC]

We need a royal commission into the organised far-right 2021-10-12 [The Age]

Queensland Funding plea as Queensland health workers fear hospitals not safe for patients and staff 2021-10-12 [ABC]

Tasmania TasRail failing to put words into action when it comes to safety 2021-10-11 [RTBU]

Raising the bar on rail safety 2021-10-11 [RTBU]

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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]