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The case for a Young Workers Centre in NSW 2020-03-29 [Honi Soit]

Car cavalcade protests ferry worker sackings 2020-03-28 [Green Left Weekly]

NSW Port Authority warned by union in January of ‘gaping hole’ in coronavirus biosecurity checks 2020-03-26 [The Guardian]


School cleaning – years of government cost-cutting has put school communities at risk in the coronavirus outbreak 2020-03-19 [UWU]

Coronavirus quarantine raises questions about annual leave and workers rights 2020-03-11 [ABC]

AWU NSW helps Member clean up the tune of $11,000 2020-03-05 [AWU]

Coronavirus: union defends staff of Sydney aged care home after ‘most’ call in sick 2020-03-05 [The Guardian]

NSW govt set to bus services in attempt to force comuters onto fledgling light rail 2020-03-02 [RTBU Express]

Media release: Morrison's gift to private schools now valued at $5 billion-public schools get nothing 2020-03-02 [New South Wales Teachers Federation]

School cleaners outraged by inappropriate coronavirus request to clean for Diamond Princess crew in Japan 2020-02-29 [UWU]

Update regarding resumption of rail services through Wallan 2020-02-29 [RTBU]

Sydney cleaners protest against firm's job offer for coronavirus work in Japan 2020-02-27 [The Guardian]

Call for 'real' NSW TAFE change not review 2020-02-25 [Yahoo]

Thousands unite for climate justice in Sydney for national day of action 2020-02-24 [Honi Soit]

NSW medical supply workers strike for a fair go 2020-02-10 [UWU]

Rail staff refuse to work on new fleet 2020-02-09 [Yahoo]

TWU NSW slams Holcim and Fairfield council on safety 2020-02-04 [ATN]

Maritime Union says Newcastle shipping port could be an entry point for deadly coronavirus 2020-01-29 [ABC]

Sydney Ferries – In-sourcing of Four Charter Vessels 2020-01-28 [MUA]

MUA member Antony Olsson tells of Bushfire Horror on South Coast NSW 2020-01-23 [CFMMEU]

MUA member Anthony Olsson tells of bushfire horror on South Coast NSW 2020-01-20 [MUA]

Company cuts workers' holidays short as dockers step up strike action 2020-01-20 [Sydney Morning Herald]


McDonald's denies Dubbo staff worked in 50 degree heat 2020-01-05 [The Daily Liberal]

Volunteer firefighters approaching 100 days away from jobs ask for more financial help 2019-12-27 [ABC]

Rising above harassment – Joel shares his story 2019-12-24 [HSA]

Miners battle NSW fires 2019-12-24 [CFMMEU]

Great win at Boggabri Coal sets new standard for Gunnedah Basin 2019-12-24 [CFMMEU]

'Act of bastardry': Wharfies Christmas bonus cancelled after smoke haze stopped work 2019-12-22 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Maritime Union of Australia Newcastle Branch Gives Christmas Gift to Starlight Foundation 2019-12-20 [CFMMEU]

Reveal air hazard levels for outdoor workers, union says 2019-12-19 [The Mercury]

Where there's fire, there's smoke! 2019-12-10 [CFMMEU]

TAFE NSW to cull 70 IT staff, contractors before Christmas 2019-12-04 [IT News]

NZ construction worker Michael Murphy killed on Sydney's IMAX Theatre site 2019-11-30 [The Herald]

Locked out Boggabri workers to return on Wednesday 2019-11-26 [Mining]

Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has been a voice for regional needs and a broader social vision 2019-11-20 [The Herald]

McDonald’s staff claim they were ordered to keep working despite emergency bushfire texts 2019-11-18 [Yahoo]

Firefighters union chief lashes government over secret cladding list 2019-11-05 [The Australian]

Sydney airport worker gouged in eye by falcon living in Qantas hangar 2019-10-31 [The Guardian]

Truckies Aldi protest in Wollongong 2019-10-30 [TWU]

Ausgrid, Newcastle council and unions poles apart on how to roll out roadworks safely 2019-10-29 [ABC]

SafeWork NSW in unsafe building 2019-10-28 [The Australian]

Union leader says NSW ALP 'rotting from its core' 2019-10-25 [The Morning Herald]

Anger as Syd ferries to be built overseas 2019-10-23 [7 News]

Hunter unions rally in Newcastle's Civic Park to join Anti-Poverty Week fight 2019-10-18 [The Herald]

NTEU and AIT settle underpayment case 2019-10-17 [NTEU]

Labor Right’s might in balance 2019-10-15 [The Australian]

Blitz finds almost half of NSW building sites have dodgy scaffolding 2019-10-13 [The New Daily]

Safety concerns for workers at school construction sites over holidays 2019-10-10 [The Morning Herald]

This month in labour history

6-03-1912 The Brisbane general strike officially ends after employers agree strikers will not face victimisation [more]

21-03-1857 Trade unionist and suffragist Alice Henry is born in Melbourne. [more]