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Tasmania Sweet victory for Cadbury workers in federal court case [AMWU] 2019-08-22

Morrison slammed for backing failed bid to cut sick leave [ACTU] 2019-08-22

Labor calls for company integrity bill to fight wage theft [The New Daily] 2019-08-22

Statement of Support by NTEU for Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions [NTEU] 2019-08-21

The CPSU supports School Strike 4 Climate [CPSU] 2019-08-21

 VIDEO  Airport workers across Australia to protest for better pay and work conditions [7 News] 2019-08-20

Victoria Train strikes lifted after 'constructive conversations' [The Age] 2019-08-11

Victoria Metro wins injunction against union but braces for strike [AFR] 2019-08-11

RBA blows whistle on Government’s wage suppression [ACTU] 2019-08-09

Morrison and big business could fix skills shortage [ACTU] 2019-08-08

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Today's labour news

Tasmania Sweet victory for Cadbury workers in federal court case 2019-08-22 [AMWU]

Morrison slammed for backing failed bid to cut sick leave 2019-08-22 [ACTU]

Business lobby urges Porter to take away rights 2019-08-22 [ACTU]

Cash throws another $10 million at failed scheme 2019-08-22 [ACTU]

No progress on gender pay gap 2019-08-22 [ACTU]

Victoria How train drivers deal with death and how the admin process afterwards does not always help 2019-08-22 [ABC]

Aerocare hits back at TWU over airport worker protest 2019-08-22 [Travel Weekly]

'It's a struggle to get by': Four people share what it's like on Newstart 2019-08-22 [ABC]

Labor calls for company integrity bill to fight wage theft 2019-08-22 [The New Daily]

Sick leave win for Cadbury shift workers could flow on across Australian workplaces 2019-08-22 [ABC]

Australian Capital Territory ACT report: Young workers facing wage-theft crisis 2019-08-21 [UnionsACT]

Australian Capital Territory UnionsACT welcomes introduction of Worksafe reform Bill 2019-08-21 [UnionsACT]

Australian Capital Territory UnionsACT acknowledges achievements of Nadine Flood in advancing and defending public sector workers 2019-08-21 [Unions ACT]

Dan Tehan’s Big Chill on University Research 2019-08-21 [NTEU]

Statement of Support by NTEU for Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions 2019-08-21 [NTEU]

Public holiday win: payment applies even if you are rostered off 2019-08-21 [CFMMEU]

Union seeks millions for casual coal miners in landmark class action 2019-08-21 [CFMMEU]

Skills shortage shows failure of government 2019-08-21 [CFMMEU]

Analysis of the PM’s remarks on the public service 2019-08-21 [CPSU]

The CPSU supports School Strike 4 Climate 2019-08-21 [CPSU]

Bargaining at the Commission – 239 days later… 2019-08-21 [CPSU]

Northern Territory Brook Holloway receives Indigenous Service award 2019-08-21 [CPSU]

Employer incentives may not be the most cost-effective or fair way of boosting apprenticeship numbers 2019-08-21 [AEU]

FSU raises concerns of planners with AMP 2019-08-21 [FSU]

IAG EA Negotiations Begin! 2019-08-21 [FSU]

Tasmania Sweet victory for Cadbury workers in Federal Court case 2019-08-21 [Mirage]

Tasmania Workers get choccies in Cadbury challenge 2019-08-21 [The Australian]

Western Australia Union settles unpaid wages dispute 2019-08-21 [Community News]

State of the union: what next for the ACTU? 2019-08-21 [Crikey]

Labor calls for company integrity bill 2019-08-21 [9 News]

Airport workers to protest in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Gold Coast and Perth 2019-08-21 [News.com]

South Australia Union says local workers will miss out on Mortal Kombat jobs boost 2019-08-21 [ABC]

South Australia Adelaide train network shuts down for privatisation meeting 2019-08-20 [News.com]

Menstrual leave as a workplace right divides women 2019-08-20 [Stuff]

'A wages crisis': the Coalition Government is shirking its duty 2019-08-20 [Independent Australia]

Health and safety officials under investigation for allegedly giving confidential information to CFMEU 2019-08-20 [ABC]

Airport workers plan protests over low pay rates 2019-08-20 [The Australian]

Airport chaos expected as transport workers plan 'noisy' protests 2019-08-20 [Yahoo]

 VIDEO  Airport workers across Australia to protest for better pay and work conditions 2019-08-20 [7 News]

Victoria Protect mental health for paramedics 2019-08-20 [AEA]

Big business calls on workers to be worse off 2019-08-13 [ACTU]

Morrison is pushing his dream of destroying the unions 2019-08-13 [The Pen]

Subway under investigation by Fair Work over staff underpayment 2019-08-13 [The Age]

Four in five working people injured or ill due to work 2019-08-12 [ACTU]

Tasmania Unions and Labor pushing for more public holidays in Tasmania 2019-08-11 [Examiner]

Victoria Train strikes lifted after 'constructive conversations' 2019-08-11 [The Age]

Victoria Metro wins injunction against union but braces for strike 2019-08-11 [AFR]

RBA blows whistle on Government’s wage suppression 2019-08-09 [ACTU]

Caution. Misery (and Enlightenment) Ahead. 2019-08-08 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

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This month in labour history

1-08-1990 Founding of the United Firefighters Union of Australia. [more]

2-08-1917 Members of engineering and rail unions across Sydney begin to strike against the time card system, with more workers taking unofficial action the next day. [more]

9-08-1917 The number of workers on strike across Sydney increases to 45,000 when miners and longeshoremen join the action. [more]

12-08-1917 The Australian government informs the people, through the Sunday papers, that "The enemies of Britain and her Allies have succeeded in plunging Australia into a general strike." [more]

14-08-1917 Seamen's Union Vice President W. Daly is arrested and charged with conspiracy to instigate an illegal strike. [more]

16-08-1890 Marine officers walk off their ships in strike action, soon followed by their crews. [more]

17-08-1861 Coal miners in NSW refuse 20% wage cut & walk out; locked out until October. [more]

23-08-1966 Two hundred Gurindji workers walk off their cattle station at Wave Hill, a strike that will last almost a decade and lead to the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act. [more]

24-08-1917 The government declares that the Strike Committee in Sydney shall be considered an illegal organisation. [more]

26-08-1894 Striking shearers burn and destroy the steamship 'Rodney', which had been used to transport scabs on the Darling River. [more]

30-08-1917 First labour martyr Merv Flanagan shot and killed in Sydney during General Strike for yelling 'scab'. His murderer Reginald Wearne ( whose brother was a consevative MP) was never convicted. [more]

31-08-1890 Up to 100,000 workers gather in Melbourne to support the sheep shearers' strike [more]