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168 years on, workers are still winning better work/life balance

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Australia 168 years on, workers are still winning better work/life balance [Australian Unions] 21-04-2024

Australia ACTU will call out ‘Rockets and Feathers’ as just one example of unfair pricing practices by supermarkets [ACTU] 16-04-2024

Australia “Future Made in Australia Act” historic step forward for workers [ACTU] 16-04-2024

Australia Workers need roster justice: predictable, reliable hours of work [Australian Unions] 16-04-2024

Australia Podcast: Meet the man who shook up unionism 100 years ago [MEU] 16-04-2024

Australia Childcare workers to get wage boost in budget as Australia battles staff shortages [The Guardian] 13-04-2024

Australia Airport strikes set for Monday amid deadlock [The Mandarin] 11-04-2024

Australia Menopause is union business: HSU Senate inquiry submission [HACSU] 09-04-2024

Australia Air traffic controllers set to strike over dud APS-wide wage offer [The Mandarin] 08-04-2024

Australia Unions welcome record pay rises for workers on new collective agreements [ACTU] 06-04-2024


Other news


168 years on, workers are still winning better work/life balance 2024-04-21 [Australian Unions]

Australian industries are ‘struggling’: AWU National Secretary 2024-04-21 [Sky]

Western Australia The WA schools planning to close on Tuesday revealed 2024-04-20 [WAtoday]

South Australia AFL Showdown train commuters face major disruptions as union threatens 24-hour strike 2024-04-19 [ABC]

Western Australia Dozens of WA schools to take part in teachers’ strike 2024-04-19 [The Morning Herald]

Trial of driverless trucks on hold after eleventh-hour protest 2024-04-19 [Big Rigs]

Driverless trucks trial postponed after outrage from TWU 2024-04-19 [Trade Trucks]

Western Australia Aboriginal boy suicide tragedy: Union claims child protection workers in ‘perpetual state of crisis’ 2024-04-19 [The West Australian]

AFP staff handed tentative wage deal 2024-04-19 [The Mandarin]

‘This is huge in terms of the ability to improve this industry’ 2024-04-19 [Big Rigs]

Queensland JCU confirms underpaying casual employees 2024-04-19 [HRD]

New South Wales Shoppers asked not to talk to Bondi Junction Westfield workers about stabbing attack as centre re-opens 2024-04-19 [ABC]

Bonza Woes Expose Regulatory Need in Unstable Aviation Sector 2024-04-19 [TWU]

Western Australia Unions for school support staff notify principals of refusal to supervise students during teacher strike 2024-04-18 [The West Australian]

New South Wales Worker dispute sparks up as union sues Transgrid 2024-04-18 [Bega District News]

AWU pushes for worker rights amid Qenos Altona site uncertainty 2024-04-18 [Australian Manufacturing]

South Australia Adelaide commuters hit by peak-hour chaos amid train worker pay dispute 2024-04-17 [9 News]

TWU urges for immediate action on road toll 2024-04-17 [Owner-Driver]

Aussie workers set to be able to double their annual leave in a new ACTU and employer push to increase workplace flexibility 2024-04-17 [7 News]

Teachers’ strike to go ahead after State School Teachers Union rejects second pay offer 2024-04-16 [West Australian]

“Pacte de la vie au travail” : la négociation s’achève dans la douleur 2024-04-16 [CFDT]

South Australia Adelaide Metro industrial action to continue tomorrow 2024-04-16 [RTBU]

Western Australia Perth Uber drivers start five-day strike with Friday airport blockade 2024-04-16 [The Morning Herald]

New South Wales SWOP NSW and Scarlet Alliance condemn gratuitous and irresponsible reporting on sex work 2024-04-16 [The Scarlet Alliance]

Q&A with Emma Checker Part One: Why it was the right time to retire, the ‘promise’ she kept to herself & on the growth of the A-League Women 2024-04-16 [PFA]

POTM: Caceres and Bolden claim top honours for March 2024-04-16 [PFA]

Podcast: Meet the man who shook up unionism 100 years ago 2024-04-16 [MEU]

6 reasons why you need an Enterprise Agreement 2024-04-16 [PA]

Advocating for a better retirement system 2024-04-16 [MEAA]

NTEU celebrates the inclusion of cultural load allowance clauses into enterprise agreements for the first time ever 2024-04-16 [NTEU]

Northern Territory Charles Darwin University must stop attacks on academic freedom 2024-04-16 [NTEU]

Australian Capital Territory CPSU alarmed by ACT Government appointment 2024-04-16 [CPSU]

Finance Sector Union calls for urgent government action on bank closures at Senate Inquiry final hearing – “enough is enough” 2024-04-16 [FSU]

Workers need roster justice: predictable, reliable hours of work 2024-04-16 [Australian Unions]

“Future Made in Australia Act” historic step forward for workers 2024-04-16 [ACTU]

ACTU will call out ‘Rockets and Feathers’ as just one example of unfair pricing practices by supermarkets 2024-04-16 [ACTU]

Western Australia Teachers set to strike next week as union rejects latest pay and conditions offer 2024-04-15 [ABC]

Public Servants To Receive Paid Period, Reproductive and Menopause Leave 2024-04-15 [The Star-Observer]

Super fund sued over rail worker miscalculation claims 2024-04-14 [The Border Mail]

South Australia Union lodges dispute in employment tribunal, as protesters rally against proposed SA Museum changes 2024-04-14 [ABC]

Many aged care workers may wait until 2026 for full pay increase as Albanese government requests phased implementation 2024-04-13 [The Guardian]

Victoria Public sector workers to receive paid menstrual leave 2024-04-13 [HRD]

Childcare workers to get wage boost in budget as Australia battles staff shortages 2024-04-13 [The Guardian]

South Australia Adelaide trains offline as drivers strike 2024-04-11 [In Daily]

Pro-nuclear union boss blasts in to chair Labor think tank 2024-04-11 [The Morning Herald]

Electricians and backpackers sound alarm about unsafe conditions on solar farms 2024-04-11 [ABC]

Airport strikes set for Monday amid deadlock 2024-04-11 [The Mandarin]

Queensland Premier defends BPIC agreement that delivers union tradies pay rises of more than $10 per hour 2024-04-10 [ABC]

May Day 2024 2024-04-09 [UnionsWA]

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