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Real wages are now growing but there is still ground to be recovered

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Australia Dutton is coming for your workplace protections [Australian Unions] 11-07-2024

Australia Real wages are now growing but there is still ground to be recovered [ACTU] 11-07-2024

Australia Paid Parental Leave now at 22 weeks [Australian Unions] 08-07-2024

Australia Emergency support fund established for Bonza cabin crew facing hardship [FAAA] 06-07-2024

Australia Western Australia Public servants take rolling action in demand for higher pay, four-day week [ABC] 03-07-2024

Australia Unions call for Net Zero Economy Authority as matter of urgency [ACTU] 03-07-2024

Australia Tasmania 'Poor cousin no more': Tasmanian unions call for boycott of Saputo Dairy products over mainland pay gap [Pulse] 02-07-2024

Australia Union Rights Boost Set to Enhance Workplace Cooperation [AICFW] 01-07-2024

Australia Workers take home pay up from 1 July [ACTU] 30-06-2024

Australia Happy triple-whammy: boosts to workers’ pay packets [UWU] 30-06-2024


Other news


Western Australia Massage parlour operators accused of exploiting workers 2024-07-12 [The News]

Western Australia WA recovers more than $500,000 in underpayments 2024-07-12 [HRD]

Victoria Union heavyweight John Setka resigns as CFMEU boss, alleging ‘malicious attacks’ 2024-07-12 [The Guardian]

Real wages are now growing but there is still ground to be recovered 2024-07-11 [ACTU]

Western Australia Public sector rallies continue over four-day workweek, set to move to regional WA next week 2024-07-11 [The West Australian]

Australian Capital Territory WorkSafe ACT has its own bullying problems, says union, former employees 2024-07-11 [PSNews]

Queensland Education unions working to Close the Industrial Gap 2024-07-11 [IEU]

Dutton is coming for your workplace protections 2024-07-11 [Australian Unions]

Vale Ian Smith, TWU stalwart 2024-07-10 [TWU]

CPSU uncovers Questacon underpayment, secures backpay 2024-07-10 [CPSU]

South Australia CFMEU, officials fined nearly $250,000 for unlawful conduct 2024-07-10 [HRD]

Paid Parental Leave now at 22 weeks 2024-07-08 [Australian Unions]

Tasmania Liberal MP refused to meet Saputo workers about pay row, union leader says 2024-07-08 [The Advocate]

Western Australia Heads must roll at WA WorkSafe over botched oil and gas safety investigation 2024-07-08 [MUA]

Emergency support fund established for Bonza cabin crew facing hardship 2024-07-06 [FAAA]

Virgin’s proposed EA voted down 2024-07-06 [AFAP]

Union members at Sherrin are resolved in taking action 2024-07-06 [UWU]

Short Haul EA CoM Meeting 2024-07-06 [AIPA]

New workplace rights for delegates explained 2024-07-06 [AWU]

  JOB   Operations Coordinator 2024-07-06 [The Scarlet Alliance]

Q&A with Golgol Mebrahtu’s driving force to have an influence in the game post-retirement 2024-07-06 [PFA]

2024 PFA Player Agents Conference to be held at Veriu Hotel: How to sign up 2024-07-06 [PFA]

Queensland Greater certainty for Grosvenor workers 2024-07-06 [MEU]

Professionals Australia 2023-24 Gender Equality Reporting Submission 2024-07-06 [Professionals Australia]

Bill to Protect Frontline Workers passes Parliament 2024-07-06 [CPSU]

Government Responds to Employment Services Report 2024-07-06 [CPSU]

ANMF welcomes pay rise dates for aged care workers, but disappointed aged care nurses kept waiting 2024-07-06 [ANMF]

ANMF condemns aged care providers for reclassifying lifestyle and allied health staff to meet mandated care minutes 2024-07-06 [ANMF]

Gig Standards Critical As Uber Slashes Rates 2024-07-05 [TWU]

Tasmania 'He doesn't care about workers': Big union lashes 'Big Unit' in Saputo row 2024-07-05 [The Advocate]

Tasmania Strike claims heat up dispute 2024-07-05 [Sea FM]

Western Australia Western Mine Workers Alliance claims roster win at BHP iron ore hub ahead of enterprise negotiations 2024-07-05 [The West Australian]

Western Australia Unions call for WorkSafe overhaul 2024-07-05 [Business News]

Western Australia Offshore workers' union calls for 'heads to roll' at WorkSafe WA following decision not to prosecute in Santos platform incident 2024-07-05 [ABC]

Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine 2024-07-05 [Reuters]

Tasmania Saputo workers in Tassie call for cheese boycott in pay dispute 2024-07-04 [Food and Drink]

Victoria The Airport rail link plan Transport Workers Union is proposing 2024-07-04 [3AW]

Tasmania Braddon MP blasts 'union thugs' for 'stunt' Saputo cheese boycott campaign 2024-07-04 [The Advocate]

Union members win change this financial year 2024-07-04 [Australian Unions]

Unions call for Net Zero Economy Authority as matter of urgency 2024-07-03 [ACTU]

Future Made in Australia important for jobs and climate action 2024-07-03 [ACTU]

New South Wales Child protection workers strike as system reaches crisis point 2024-07-03 [News.com.au]

Virgin Australia pilots give the middle finger to pay deal 2024-07-03 [Crikey]

Seek-backed Hireup, NDIS providers targeted in union pay campaign 2024-07-03 [Capital Brief]

Tasmania Saputo workers take pay battle to Melbourne HQ, supermarket rallies planned 2024-07-03 [The Advocate]

Western Australia Public servants take rolling action in demand for higher pay, four-day week 2024-07-03 [ABC]

Queensland Fire casts pall over future of coal mine and workers 2024-07-02 [AAP]

New South Wales Industrial Court of NSW resurrects ghosts of the workplace dead 2024-07-02 [The Mandarin]

CFMEU angry over union-busting law after threat to AFL 2024-07-02 [AAP]

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This month in labour history


3-07-1892 A 6,000 strong meeting calls for immediate strike action at Broken Hill as miners' previous agreements with employers expire. [more]

16-07-1986 The mining community of Moura was hit with disaster when a massive explosion at No. 4 mine claimed 12 lives. [more]

27-07-1917 A mass meeting of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in Sydney votes to strike against the introduction of a time card system. [more]

28-07-1901 Birth of Harry Bridges. At 19, a sailor, he emigrated to the United States where he participated in the formation of the International Union of Longshoremen and Storekeepers (ILWU), of which he remained one of the leaders for 40 years. [more]