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LabourStart photo of the day.Migrant workers from Nepal can be found across the Middle East and Asia, many of them stranded and without an income since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) has a longstanding commitment to organizing migrant workers. In partnership with the Malaysia Trades Union Congress GEFONT is distributing emergency food supplies to Nepalese workers in Malaysia. Similar programmes are in operation elsewhere. (Photo: GEFONT) Click here to read more labour news from Nepal.
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AWU supporting the next generation of female leaders [AWU] 2020-07-10

New pandemic protections for workers urgently needed [ACTU] 2020-07-09

Unlimited work visas not the way out of pandemic recession [ACTU] 2020-07-08

‘Massive win’: Posties strike ‘11th hour’ deal on pay and jobs ahead of Senate inquiry [The New Daily] 2020-07-08

ACTU targets job plan ads in regional Australia [ACTU] 2020-07-07

Peace deal between Australia Post and union to protect posties [The Morning Herald] 2020-07-07

BWI condemns attack against CFMEU organisers [BWI] 2020-07-06

Young people facing worst jobs market in 40 years [ACTU] 2020-07-03

Qantas lacks principles on JobKeeper – time to fight for what is rightfully ours [ASU] 2020-07-02

National survey shows insecure hospitality workers devastated by Covid-19 [UWU] 2020-06-30

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Today's labour news

Victoria Melbourne Distribution Centre tells workers it’s business as usual despite confirmed COVID-19 case 2020-07-10 [UWU]

Jetstar breach shows need for national rules on air travel 2020-07-10 [TWU]

Letter to SA Environment Minister David Speirs MP 2020-07-10 [RTBU]

AWU supporting the next generation of female leaders 2020-07-10 [AWU]

The Federal Government must extend JobKeeper for airline workers beyond September 2020-07-10 [AWU]

Special COVID-19 Clauses for Suspension of Screen Productions 2020-07-10 [MEAA]

Update on Post EBA Bargaining 2020-07-10 [CPSU]

Victoria Your union is here for you 2020-07-10 [CPSU]

Aviation members vote to ramp up AviationKeeper campaign 2020-07-10 [ASU]

AMWU to fight for workers’ personal leave in the high court 2020-07-10 [AMWU]

AEU survey reveals impact of budget cuts on TAFE: 1400 responses received 2020-07-10 [The Sector]

Ruby Princess inquiry a ‘sham’, says union 2020-07-10 [AAP]

Bunnings casuals underpaid $65,000 in overtime 2020-07-09 [Sydney Morning Herald]

New pandemic protections for workers urgently needed 2020-07-09 [ACTU]

ASU met with Jetstar about airline restructuring 2020-07-09 [ASU]

ASU win – Fair Work Commission tells Qantas to talk to ASU about Jobkeeper 2020-07-09 [ASU]

AEU survey reveals impact of Morrison Government budget cuts on TAFE 2020-07-09 [AEU]

Game over: resettle innocent people now 2020-07-09 [AEU]

Ruby Princess inquiry a ‘sham’, says union 2020-07-09 [The Times]

Government gives no ground on paid pandemic leave 2020-07-09 [The Times]

Unions threaten strike at Australian offshore platforms 2020-07-09 [ENB]

After tribunal rejection ACTU doubles down on paid pandemic leave for all 2020-07-09 [The Sydney Morning HeraldT]

Unlimited work visas not the way out of pandemic recession 2020-07-08 [ACTU]

Industrial relations reform negotiations at loggerheads — but not for long 2020-07-08 [Independent Australia]

‘Massive win’: Posties strike ‘11th hour’ deal on pay and jobs ahead of Senate inquiry 2020-07-08 [The New Daily]

Young workers bear the brunt of coronavirus economic pain 2020-07-08 [Green Left Weekly]

ASU: Unions and employers representing aviation workers issue letter to Australia's Prime Minister 2020-07-08 [CAPA]

Western Australia Jadestone WA workers facing $18K paycut 2020-07-08 [ENB]

Victoria 'I can't breathe' Dramatic tower arrest of man delivering food to residents in lockdown 2020-07-08 [News.com.au]

Drop prosecution of ABC journalist: MEAA 2020-07-08 [Green Left Weekly]

ACTU targets job plan ads in regional Australia 2020-07-07 [ACTU]

Aviation workers & employers send joint appeal to extend Jobkeeper 2020-07-07 [TWU]

Virgin, unions urge aviation virus support 2020-07-07 [Yahoo]

Senate establishes inquiry in to Australia Post; members force privatisation commitment 2020-07-07 [CWU]

Peace deal between Australia Post and union to protect posties 2020-07-07 [The Morning Herald]

New South Wales Relaxing of lockout laws reckless for Newcastle 2020-07-06 [NSWNMA]

5 signs you’re stuck in a toxic workplace 2020-07-06 [HSA]

Truckies & delivery drivers losing work & income, survey shows 2020-07-06 [TWU]

Western Australia Government must demand explanation from Alcoa for offshoring $70 million WA contract 2020-07-06 [AWU]

All police workers do an amazing job 2020-07-06 [Together]

Queensland Child protection workers warn system still vulnerable to mistakes 2020-07-06 [ABC]

BWI condemns attack against CFMEU organisers 2020-07-06 [BWI]

Victoria CFMEU gives construction firms a break in wage deal 2020-07-06 [The Times]

Victoria Unions prepare legal action against federal Labor party over extraordinary intervention 2020-07-06 [The Guardian]

Police refer ABC journalist Dan Oakes to Commonwealth prosecutor 2020-07-06 [IFJ]

Queensland Mining union welcomes landmark Queensland safety laws 2020-07-05 [CFMMEU]

New South Wales Green Ban on Parramatta Powerhouse sites 2020-07-05 [CFMMEU]

Unsung Heroes 2020-07-03 [AEU]

Young people facing worst jobs market in 40 years 2020-07-03 [ACTU]

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