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Today's news - Victoria

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]

Every crane in Victoria could be checked after Box Hill construction site death 2018-09-11 [The New Daily]

Another construction worker killed, two others injured on construction site in Box Hill 2018-09-07 [CFMMEU]

Box Hill crane accident puts worksite safety in the spotlight 2018-09-07 [ABC]

Worker killed, two injured on Melbourne construction site 2018-09-06 [The New Daily]

Melbourne's Trades Hall targeted by man who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, court told 2018-09-04 [ABC]

Scott Morrison flags bid to ban CFMEU over 'thuggery, brutality' after union boss's kids used in profane tweet 2018-09-05 [ABC]

Workers at SPC welcome future expansion 2018-08-22 [AMWU]

Bus driver victory, strike called off 2018-08-15 [Bay 93.9]

RBA locks out workers at Note Printing Australia 2018-08-15 [Green Left Weekly]

Bus driver to strike expected to cause commuter chaos in Victoria 2018-08-15 [Brinkwire]

Victorian government intervenes in Esso dispute to give 'certainty' to workers 2018-08-14 [The Financial Review]

Tens of thousands to be stranded in suburbs as huge bus strike looms 2018-08-14 [The Age]

 VIDEO Melbourne bus drivers to strike after pay negotiations fail 2018-08-13 [9 News]

Another bus strike to slow city’s public transport this week 2018-08-12 [The Courier]

Geelong, Werribee buses to stop again 2018-08-11 [Bay 93.9]

Supermarket staff fear for safety as security removed despite assaults 2018-08-11 [The Age]

'It will be gridlock' – bus drivers to strike in Melbourne 2018-08-10 [The Age]

Vic bus drivers to strike all day Thursday 2018-08-10 [The News]

Firefighting, WorkCover and OHS 2018-08-10 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Pay dispute between Transport Workers Union, CDC Victoria 2018-08-05 [The Advertiser]

A WorkCover book that works 2018-07-26 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Not even lip service to OHS 2018-07-31 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Penalty rates cut 'devastating', Parlimentary enquiry finds 2018-07-26 [The Age]

Ballarat bus drivers to strike again this week 2018-07-25 [3BA]

Penalty Rate Cuts Are Hurting Women And Young People The Most, Scathing Report Says 2018-07-25 [Junkee]

Penalty rates cuts 'devastating', parliamentary inquiry finds 2018-07-24 [The Times]

Security guards to strike over pay 2018-07-21 [Infosurhoy]

CDC bus drivers to lose pay over ongoing industrial action 2018-07-20 [Radio Ballarat]

Ballarat's CDC bus strike will mean you get a free fare 2018-07-19 [The Courier]

Free bus travel for Melbourne as pay dispute negotiations hit the brakes 2018-07-19 [The New Daily]

Security guards to strike over pay in Vic 2018-07-19 [The Daily Mail]

Vic bus drivers on picket line over pay 2018-07-17 [The Daily Mail]

Bus drivers to walk off job again as CDC Victoria continues mediation 2018-07-12 [The Herald]

This month in labour history

4-10-1909 Workers in new South Wales join a huge procession for the 8 hour day. [more]

14-10-1981 Dock workers in Darwin start 7-day strike, refusing to load uranium on board “Pacific Sky” for US military use. [more]