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ICTSI Global Union Busting Threatening MUA & ILWU Longshore Workers [SF Indy Media] 2019-12-05

Worker board reps to boost harmony: union [7 News] 2019-12-05

Government ignores Senate decision on union-busting bill, re-introduces without changes [ACTU] 2019-12-04

Australia falling behind the rest of the world thanks to absent Morrison climate action plan [ACTU] 2019-12-03

Union busting law defeated in Australia [PSI] 2019-12-03

Workers call on politicians to stand-up for super & women [SDA] 2019-12-02

Queensland Time QLD mining bosses held to account with industrial manslaughter laws [CFMMEU] 2019-12-02

Defeating the Ensuring Integrity Bill [Independent Australia] 2019-12-02

Strike and solidarity win new agreement for women cheese workers [IUF] 2019-12-02

Australian Capital Territory UnionsACT welcomes amendments to Human Rights Act enshrining right to join unions [UnionsACT] 2019-11-29

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Today's labour news

The rewards of working remotely 2019-12-06 [AEU]

Climate Roundtable Renews Joint Policy Principles 2019-12-06 [ACTU]

Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector 2019-12-06 [MEAA]

Women forced to perform sexual favors in Australia 2019-12-06 [The Times]

Jetstar ground crews to strike in lead-up to Christmas over pay and conditions 2019-12-06 [The Guardian]

Jetstar strike threatens Christmas holiday plans 2019-12-06 [ABC]

BWI affiliates take action as Senate rejects anti-union law 2019-12-05 [BWI]

Global Safety Conference underscores unions’ role in making work safer 2019-12-05 [BWI]

ICTSI Global Union Busting Threatening MUA & ILWU Longshore Workers 2019-12-05 [SF Indy Media]

8 Taiwanese women sexually abused in Australia on fruit-picking working holiday 2019-12-05 [The News]

Unions: Migrant wage theft “part of the day-to-day business” 2019-12-05 [Macro Business]

Worker board reps to boost harmony: union 2019-12-05 [7 News]

Hardie Grant staff lodge majority support determination with Fair Work 2019-12-05 [Books and Publishing]

Union-busting laws back before Parliament 2019-12-04 [The New Daily]

Burger chain Grill’d faces grilling by Fair Work Ombudsman 2019-12-04 [The New Daily]

Western Australia NTEU asks Murdoch Senate to act to stop legal action against Gerd Schroeder-Turk 2019-12-04 [NTEU]

Economy remains stalled under Morrison 2019-12-04 [ACTU]

Government ignores Senate decision on union-busting bill, re-introduces without changes 2019-12-04 [ACTU]

New South Wales TAFE NSW to cull 70 IT staff, contractors before Christmas 2019-12-04 [IT News]

Victoria Migrant workers accuse pizza maker of $1 million wage theft 2019-12-04 [SBS]

Victoria Melbourne Della Rosa pizza workers claim they were underpaid $1 million 2019-12-04 [7 News]

Victoria 'Treated like animals': Melbourne pizza maker workers lodge underpayments claim 2019-12-04 [The Morning Herald]

South Australia Fruit picking backpackers caught in 'debt bondage' are forced to perform sex acts in exchange for more hours to pay their bills 2019-12-04 [The Daily Mail]

Workers concerned Prelude jobs going overseas 2019-12-04 [ENB]

Union-busting bill reintroduced to Parliament with clause for a review 2019-12-04 [The Morning Herald]

Christian Porter open to changes as he tries again on union-busting bill 2019-12-03 [The Australian]

Australia falling behind the rest of the world thanks to absent Morrison climate action plan 2019-12-03 [ACTU]

Workers call on politicians to stand-up for super & women 2019-12-03 [ANMF]

Victoria 'Treated like animals': Melbourne pizza maker workers lodge underpayments claim 2019-12-03 [The Age]

Queensland Union wants Brisbane Metro jobs but council says city lacks the skills 2019-12-03 [The Times]

Union busting law defeated in Australia 2019-12-03 [PSI]

PM says he dealt with the banks and union 'thugs' must be next 2019-12-02 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Queensland Head chef cooks up union wins! 2019-12-02 [UWU]

Workers call on politicians to stand-up for super & women 2019-12-02 [SDA]

Victoria Hakeem al-Araibi Confirmed as Football Victoria’s Full-Time Community and Human Rights Advocate 2019-12-02 [PFA]

Australian Capital Territory Hong Kong activists barred from speaking at ANU today 2019-12-02 [NTEU]

NTEU National Executive passes condolence motion in recognition of Sam Watson 2019-12-02 [NTEU]

Queensland Time QLD mining bosses held to account with industrial manslaughter laws 2019-12-02 [CFMMEU]

The Maritime Workers' Journal - Summer 2019 2019-12-02 [MUA]

Defeating the Ensuring Integrity Bill 2019-12-02 [Independent Australia]

Strike and solidarity win new agreement for women cheese workers 2019-12-02 [IUF]

New South Wales NZ construction worker Michael Murphy killed on Sydney's IMAX Theatre site 2019-11-30 [The Herald]

Why Australia's growing number of migrant care workers need more support 2019-11-30 [SBS]

Anatomy of a defeat: how a thaw between unions and One Nation doomed the 'integrity' bill 2019-11-30 [The Guardian]

Queensland Cooler classrooms create safer environments and improve learning 2019-11-29 [UWU]

Tasmania Correctional Officers march off the job over pay and working conditions 2019-11-29 [UWU]

Northern Territory Red alert – NT Ambos rally at last sitting day 2019-11-29 [UWU]

WA education department underpays 27,000 low paid cleaners, gardeners and home economic assistants 2019-11-29 [UWU]

Western Australia Modern work safety Bill welcomed 2019-11-29 [UnionsWA]

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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]