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Today's news - Victoria

Change the Rules: Melbourne Call Nights 2019-04-18 [CPSU]

Broadmeadows injured workers support group 2019-04-16 [NUW]

NTEU and AWU members at Fed Uni strike over wages, conditions 2019-04-11 [The Courier]

Union rally more important than road closures, delays: Premier says 2019-04-10 [The Age]

CBD Chaos: Massive Protest Shuts Down Melbourne 2019-04-10 [10 Daily]

 VIDEO  Union protests: Thousands of workers rally for wage increases in Melbourne 2019-04-10 [SBS]

Premier 'proud' to attend massive union rally 2019-04-10 [9 News]

Thousands flock to CBD as union rally causes road closures, delays 2019-04-10 [Melbourne Age]

Monash University Staff on 24 hour Strike on Wednesday 10 April 2019-04-09 [NTEU]

Workplace regulator pays for mass testing of workers exposed to PFAS 2019-04-08 [abc]

Unions raise Hazelwood job concerns 2019-04-08 [The Express]

Residents meet with authorities over Melbourne fire concerns 2019-04-07 [SBS]

Unions to meet with owners of burning Campbellfield factory 2019-04-07 [The Morning Herald]

Campbellfield fire clean up continues as injured worker recovers in Melbourne hospital 2019-04-06 [ABC]

Melbourne fire prompts calls for tighter regulation as two workers recover from burns 2019-04-06 [ABC]

Worker hurt in Melb factory fire stable 2019-04-06 [Now]

Dozens of steelworkers to face court for attending union rally 2019-04-05 [The Morning Herald]

Ambulance Victoria apologises after ‘barbaric’ drug tests on paramedics 2019-04-02 [The New Daily]

Planned Thales shutdown period reduced 2019-03-29 [The Advertiser]

Workers at risk: Melbourne tradie loses foot in workplace accident 2019-03-26 [Yahoo]

Laundry workers take first big step 2019-03-20 [United Voice]

A fine line: FWC rejects proposed greenfields agreements for West Gate Tunnel project 2019-03-20 [CCW]

New film provides an update on legal action over the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire For more info 2019-03-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Steady as she goes in Victoria 2019-03-14 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Freedom Foods accused of underpaying, exploiting migrant workers in Shepparton dairy 2019-03-14 [ABC]

Morrison and O’Dwyer have been complicit in wage theft and exploitation. They can’t be trusted 2019-03-10 [We Are Union]

Fulham Prison nurses escalate industrial action this week 2019-03-05 [Gippsland Times]

WiM VIC presents The Jill Singer Women in Media lecture - Melbourne 2019-03-03 [MEAA]

Australia's first off-shore windfarm being stalled by Morrison government 2019-02-24 [MUA]

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]

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

This month in labour history

2-04-1874 Workers at Moonta Mines begin a two-week strike that successfully prevents their wages being cut by maangement. [more]

21-04-1856 A day long strike by Melbourne stonemasons wins the enforcement of the eight hour day. [more]