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Retail and pharmacy workers have their pay cut while Morrison sleeps easy 2020-06-30 [Queensland Unions]

State government introduces legislation to defer wage rises 2020-06-18 [Queensland Unions]

Organising with health and safety 2020-06-13 [Queensland Unions]

Prosecutor urged to appeal against suspended sentences for guilty directors 2020-06-13 [Queensland Unions]

Workers protest over safety at Moranbah North 2020-06-08 [CFMMEU]

CQUniversity rejects Jobs Protection Framework in Favour of Redundancies 2020-05-26 [NTEU]

Pandemic can’t stop the ETU: hard work pays off with massive QLD EBA win 2020-05-26 [ETU]

 VIDEO Police arrest doctor for holding sign supporting refugees 2020-05-15 [Green Left Weekly]

CFMEU calls for industrial manslaughter laws to be fast-tracked 2020-05-14 [CFMMEU]

ETU calls for major changes in QLD Mining following Grosvenor explosion For more info 2020-05-12 [ETU]

Cedar Meats cluster: why abattoir workers are on the coronavirus frontline 2020-05-09 [The Guardian]

Police and teachers' unions vow to fight public sector pay freeze amid coronavirus 2020-05-07 [ABC]

Four workers fight for life after a coalmine explosion 2020-05-07 [The Guardian]

Moranbah mine explosion leaves five people in serious condition 2020-05-06 [ABC]

Secret Ramsay deal must be made public: NTEU UQ Branch President. 2020-05-02 [NTEU]

Unions call for compulsory Mental Health Code of Practice 2020-04-28 [Queensland Unions]

Hundreds of stood down Qantas members are going back to work in Brisbane 2020-04-24 [AWU]

COVID-19: Queensland Teachers Union tells Scott Morrison to ‘butt out’ of school decision making 2020-04-17 [Brinkwire]

Government cracks down on agents pressuring jobless tenants over super 2020-04-16 [Queensland Unions]

ETU Slams Energy Qld Contractor Zinfra for Covid-19 Heartless Ultimatum, move north or be sacked! For more info 2020-04-15 [ETU]

Hospital workers denied promised payrise because of Covid-19 preparations 2020-04-09 [The Guardian]

AWU Secretary Steve Baker Slams Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk 2020-04-06 [AWU]

Jobless tenants pressured to use super for rent, risking disastrous outcomes 2020-04-03 [Queensland Unions]

Unions welcome focus on redeploying workers into critical industries 2020-03-28 [QCU]

Joint statement from QCU & CCIQ supporting wage subsidy guarantee 2020-03-28 [QCU]

Unions call for halt to Mater wage fight during pandemic crisis 2020-03-27 [The Times]

Union calls for zero tolerance after grubby attack on Energy Qld workers For more info 2020-03-27 [ETU]

Union awaits govt decision on schools 2020-03-24 [Yahoo]

Teachers threaten to strike if schools stay open 2020-03-24 [7 News]

Teachers will strike if schools don’t shut this week 2020-03-23 [My GC]

QCU calls for intervention to reduce the superannuation gender gap 2020-03-16 [Queensland Unions]

United Workers Union welcomes State Government legislation to make wage theft a crime 2020-03-07 [UWU]

Workers must be at centre of Coronavirus response 2020-03-05 [Queensland Unions]

Yet another secret deal between Ramsay Centre and an Australian university 2020-02-24 [NTEU]

Zama to speak on mine workers’ occupational diseases 2020-02-23 [The Times]

Underpaid Union Divers Still Calling for Local Support of Industry 2020-02-21 [MUA]

Maritime Union of Australia Queensland Branch statement in response to Smit Lamnalco Towage Australia (SLTA) Press Statement 2020-02-20 [MUA]

Port of Gladstone: Tug boat maintenance under fire following engine explosions 2020-02-11 [MUA]

Mater pharmacists start giving out drugs for free as part of pay dispute 2020-02-09 [The Times]

Worker wants Krispy Kreme's 'zombie' pay agreement scrapped 2020-02-08 [The Times]

First Companies Sign On to Queensland's New Contracting EBA 2020-02-06 [ETU]

Executives risk 20 years jail for mine site deaths 2020-02-05 [Mining Monthly]

Greyhound ‘locks out’ mining bus drivers for work stoppage 2020-01-31 [ABC]

Port workers told to use 'hand sanitiser' 2020-01-30 [Yahoo]

Gladstone port workers protest against sham contracting 2020-01-20 [MUA]

Curragh mineworker fatality a tragic start to 2020 2020-01-13 [CFMMEU]

Worker killed at Queensland’s Curragh mine 2020-01-13 [News.com]

Solidarity with all those affected by our bushfire crisis 2020-01-08 [Queensland Unions]

Cook Colliery closure a double blow for casual workers 2019-12-24 [CFMMEU]

Workers urged to check wages over Christmas break 2019-12-19 [Queensland Unions]

This month in labour history

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]