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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]

Cook Colliery shut down by Bounty Mining receivers, union says workers in the dark 2019-12-18 [ABC]

QCU heads into 2020 with new leadership team and renewed focus 2019-12-10 [Queensland Unions]

Union wants Brisbane Metro jobs but council says city lacks the skills 2019-12-03 [The Times]

Head chef cooks up union wins! 2019-12-02 [UWU]

Time QLD mining bosses held to account with industrial manslaughter laws 2019-12-02 [CFMMEU]

Cooler classrooms create safer environments and improve learning 2019-11-29 [UWU]

'Industrial manslaughter' laws will be rolled out to cover Queensland mining industry, but Jack Gerdes' family wants more action 2019-11-29 [ABC]

Cut to penalty rates hits women hardest in Cairns, says Green 2019-11-26 [The Post]

McDonald's franchise owner taken to court for alleged 'cruel and inhumane' working conditions 2019-11-26 [The Herald]

Seven Mine, Quarry Workers Have Died In Queensland Since Mid-2018 2019-11-26 [10 Daily]

Miner killed working underground at Carborough Downs site 2019-11-26 [ABC]

Gameloft Brisbane Lays Off 15 Employees Just Before Christmas 2019-11-22 [Kotaku]

Racism and bullying festers at Youfoodz Brisbane plant 2019-11-16 [UWU]

Building unions in verbal stoush 2019-11-12 [The Australian]

Unions welcome 3 per cent boost in state wage case decision 2019-11-09 [Queensland Unions]

Permanent health win! 2019-10-22 [United Voice]

Unions gravely concerned at protest laws 2019-10-13 [Queensland Unions]

Queensland's proposed anti-protest laws a 'slippery slope' to suppress unions 2019-10-11 [Guardian]

QLD Labour passes laws to arrest protestors like Sir Joh did to them when they were lefties 2019-10-11 [The Betoota Advocate]

ETU members tell Queensland Government to get moving on Just Transition, now For more info 2019-10-09 [ETU]

TGEN’s incompetent managers put Alice at risk of more blackouts: ETU For more info 2019-10-08 [ETU]

Cleaner reinstated after loss 2019-10-07 [United Voice]

Provisional Improvement Notice forces management to take WHS seriously in Brisbane 2019-09-30 [CPSU]

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]