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McDonalds accused of cutting staff hours 2020-01-15 [Australian Financial Review]

Firefighters union slams plans for federal royal commision into fires 2020-01-15 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Corrections Minister must resign over assault lies 2020-01-13 [UWU]

Jetstar has negotiated a temporary ceasefire with striking workers, as it prepares to face them at the negotiation table instead 2020-01-13 [Business Insider]

Unions and employers join forces to demand increased bushfire relief for workers and fireys 2020-01-11 [The Morning Herald]

Australian government counts the cost of climate denial with ongoing bushfire crisis 2020-01-11 [ITUC]

Trade unions mobilise in the national bushfire crisis 2020-01-11 [EI]

Bushfires highlight need for global climate action 2020-01-11 [BWI]

Government counts cost of climate denial 2020-01-11 [Scoop World]

HSA wins penalty rates case with FWC! 2020-01-10 [HSA]

Bushfire Solidarity 2020-01-10 [NTEU]

CFMEU calls on big builders to donate to bushfire relief 2020-01-10 [CFMMEU]

CFMEU Members Affected by Bushfire 2020-01-10 [CFMMEU]

Bushfire Crisis Shows Importance of Australian Shipping 2020-01-10 [CFMMEU]

President's Commentary: Australia bushfires — NUPGE wildland firefighters answer the call 2020-01-10 [NUPGE]

Statement on the bushfire emergency 2020-01-09 [CFMMEU]

Volunteers, victims should have right to paid leave 2020-01-09 [The Morning Herald]

Union pushes to overturn BHP's Fair Work win 2020-01-09 [The Financial Review]

Fundraising account for family of Greg Reid 2020-01-08 [RTBU]

We've got each others backs 2020-01-08 [RTBU]

How to get help during bushfire season 2020-01-08 [MEAA]

CFMEU calls on construction industry to support bushfire affected communities 2020-01-08 [CFMMEU]

Statement on ongoing bushfire crisis 2020-01-08 [ACTU]

Firefighters demand national royal commission amid claims of red tape hampering volunteers 2020-01-08 [ABC]

Bushfires highlight need for global climate action 2020-01-07 [BWI]

Unions call for more government assistance for workers in fire-hit areas 2020-01-07 [The Morning Herald]

Penalty rate cuts result in $ 50 million wage cuts 2020-01-06 [Mash Viral]

New work safety guidelines needed to address heat and smoke: ACTU 2019-12-19 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Jobs must be redesigned to suit older workers 2020-01-05 [The Times]

AMNF offers bushfire assistance to affected members 2020-01-04 [On the Record]

Shame File: The big businesses that ripped off workers in 2019 2019-12-30 [The New Daily]

We cannot indulge in the luxury of despair. We need to engage in the hard work of hope 2019-12-28 [The Guardian]

'Deeply concerning': Union sounds alarm on falling workplace safety standards 2019-12-27 [Yahoo]

‘It’s not right’: Firefighter compensation debate must address safety concerns 2019-12-26 [The New Daily]

Fels backs calls to use artificial intelligence as wage-theft detector 2019-12-26 [The Morning Herald]

Qantas Pilot Agreement Smooths Track for Sunrise Project 2019-12-24 [Mash Viral]

Maclaren and Hamilton voted as PFA Players of the Month 2019-12-24 [PFA]

Season's Greetings from CWU National Office 2019-12-24 [CWU]

Qantas Pilot Agreement Smooths Track for Sunrise Project 2019-12-24 [Mash Viral]

Scott Morrison says compensation for volunteer firefighters not a priority 2019-12-23 [ABC]

Grill’d workers reportedly to be paid more following wage scandal 2019-12-23 [News.com]

Extreme weather – your rights 2019-12-22 [CWU]

APS Review recommendations 2019-12-22 [CPSU]

Fair Work Commission finds that Swissport Agreement is worse than the bare legal minimum 2019-12-22 [ASU]

ITF supports striking Jetstar workers 2019-12-20 [ITF]

McDonald’s to pay full penalty rates after enterprise agreement scrapped 2019-12-20 [News.com]

Welfare recipients won't find out about robodebt refund until new year 2019-12-20 [The Guardian]

Capital works crisis 2019-12-19 [AEU]

Jetstar workers walk off the job for another morning of strikes before Christmas 2019-12-19 [The Advertiser]

Laws must adapt to keep workers safe in changing climate 2019-12-19 [ACTU]

This month in labour history

2-01-1879 Sacked Austrialian seamen return to work after a six week strike, with the promise of re-employment over the next two years. [more]

3-01-1974 Forty four Victoria Street squatters, including BLF activist Joe Owens, are arrested as property developers try to clear the area for the construction of three skyscrapers. [more]

14-01-1929 600 union dock workers rushed the scab-filled Mareeba steamship in Port Adelaide. Scabs and police fought the workers, who retaliated with stones, injuring 30 scabs. One scab began shooting into the crowd but was not arrested. [more]

18-01-1929 800 women - mostly the wives of striking Port Adelaide workers - began a march in support of their husbands. The women, many with their children marched to the port to confront scabs, and fought back when attacked by police. [more]

31-01-1912 A general strike begins in Brisbane in support of thousands of tramworkers sacked for wearing union badges. [more]