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Exploitation and abuse of female doctors maybe getting worse 2019-02-15 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Why vote NO for Victoria University non-union agreement 2019-02-11 [NTEU]

NTEU begins callout of Victoria University staff 2019-02-08 [NTEU]

Ripped-off cleaners fight back, win reward 2019-02-06 [United Voice]

Engineering capacity in VIC 2019-01-25 [Professionals Australia]

Cleaner Kikor keeps his job 2019-01-23 [United Voice]

Melbourne Ports: Cease Work Order for Sulfuryl Fluoride Still in Place 2019-01-18 [CPSU]

Life on the breadline: 'Helping others might not be easy, but it's rewarding' 2019-01-11 [The Guardian]

Cleaners in Craigieburn Kick Out Capricious Contracts 2018-12-18 [United Voice]

Reinstated ... WITH BACK PAY! 2018-12-16 [United Voice]

Who’s checking the brothels? 2018-12-10 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

How to organise a call centre 2018-12-07 [Overland]

Yes Prime Minister I'm striking from school: Consider it a climate lesson 2018-11-29 [The Age]

Union volunteers campaign to keep the Liberals out 2018-11-26 [VTHC]

Victoria's election result will determine whether bosses who underpay staff face jail 2018-11-19 [ABC]

Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime? 2018-11-19 [Pursuit]

Daniel Andrews promises industrial manslaughter to become new criminal offence 2018-11-19 [ABC]

Two exemptions to Victoria’s Industrial Manslaughter laws 2018-11-18 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Worksafe inspector was inside Marshall Lethlean factory on morning Ai Group apprentice died 2018-11-15 [ABC]

'Silent' ambo workers warn of potential strike 2018-11-15 [Bay 93.9]

Widow of Victorian dad killed in trench collapse speaks out as election looms 2018-11-14 [9 News]

Family distraught after apprentice dies in worksite employer Ai Group knew was unsafe 2018-11-14 [ABC]

Power station worker dies after accident 2018-11-13 [9 News]

Electrical Trades Union issues ‘stop to work’ on RCR Tomlinson Victorian projects 2018-11-13 [PV Magazine]

Many safety lessons from one workplace death 2018-11-12 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Stakes day strike action at Flemington stopped 2018-11-10 [Sports News]

Melbourne laneway workers underpaid: union 2018-10-29 [News.com]

'He’s not supposed to be some protester': Andrews attacked over rally 2018-10-23 [The Age]

170,000 Shut Down Melbourne To Demand Better Pay & Work Conditions 2018-10-23 [Pedestrian TV]

Thousands attend ACTU rally in Melbourne and Sydney to fight against low pay 2018-10-23 [The Morning Herald]

Huge Change the Rules union rally brings Melbourne to a halt 2018-10-23 [News.com]

More than 150,000 protesting union workers to shut down Melbourne causing chaos on the roads and bringing trams to a halt 2018-10-23 [The Daily Mail]

Union rally floods Melbourne CBD as tens of thousands march for minimum wage increase 2018-10-23 [ABC]

Taxi, hire drivers to sue Uber for ‘hundreds of millions’ in lost earnings 2018-10-19 [The New Daily]

ICTSI's Australian Terminal Declared Port of Convenience at ITF Congress 2018-10-19 [MUA]

Unions Declare Australian Terminal Unsafe 2018-10-19 [Port Technology]

Uber faces class action 2018-10-19 [ZDNet]

WorkSafe acts on allegations of gruelling workplace conditions in a Victorian law firm 2018-10-15 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

‘Don’t threaten workers’, unions warn employers ahead of mega rally 2018-10-17 [We Are Union]

Women’s unpaid work worth billions 2018-10-16 [The New Daily]

Unions back Victorian Socialists campaign 2018-10-16 [The Australian]

Nation remembers West Gate Bridge collapse 2018-10-15 [SBS]

Bill Shorten reflects on the Esso Longford disaster 2018-09-25 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Workers' Inferno 2018-10-04 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Nine Safety Incidents In Two Weeks At VICT Terminal Leaves Workers On Edge 2018-09-24 [MUA]

State to probe gig economy in support of workers 2018-09-24 [ZDNet]

Industrial Manslaughter laws explained to Senate inquiry 2018-09-06 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Victory after a 10-year battle against broken rules for pathology workers in Victoria 2018-09-14 [ACTU]

Pathology workers win 20% pay rise after 'David and Goliath battle' 2018-09-14 [The Morning Herald]

Amazon's 'hellscape' revealed in Victorian Warehouse 2018-09-13 [NUW]

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