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Today's news - Victoria

VIDEO: Fletcher Workers Win After 96 Days 2017-05-24 [AWU Victoria]

Fletcher workers win on redundancies, labour hire and hours of work after 96 days 2017-05-24 [ACTU]

State ALP passes resolution to jail bosses committing wage theft 2017-05-23 [TWU]

School cleaners protest makes for a messy start to ALP state conference 2017-05-20 [Fairfax Media]

Public school cleaners want answers from Premier Daniel Andrews 2017-05-20 [Melbourne Herald-Sun]

Explosive CUB diary note reveals plan to 'shoot the s---' out of workers 2017-05-18 [Fairfax Media]

CUB manager planned to ‘shoot’ workers shut out for refusing lower wages 2017-05-18 [ACTU]

Batting must go 2017-05-18 [AWU Victoria]

Act of Bastardry - Morwell Mill shutdown without consultation means 160 job losses 2017-05-16 [CFMEU]

Carter Holt Harvey non-union employees seek return to work after lockout nudges fourth week 2017-05-13 [Border Mail]

Locked-out workers intensify Myrtleford timber mill feud 2017-05-13 [Fairfax Media]

State schools cleaners being underpaid, denied basic entitlements, union says 2017-05-06 [ABC]

Maternal and child health nurses part of plan to end family violence 2017-05-02 [ANMF Vic Branch]

Andrews Government secures unique nurses and midwives health service 2017-05-02 [ANMF Vic Branch]

Train drivers carrying Victoria's grain harvest on strike over new enterprise agreement 2017-05-01 [ABC]

Myrtleford Carter Holt Harvey timber mill workers enter second week of workplace lockout 2017-04-27 [Border Mail]

Analysis of the WorkSafe Legislation Amendment Bill raises concerns 2017-03-28 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Exploitation of Vietnamese students rampant among Melbourne businesses 2017-04-21 [SBS]

Suburban hairdresser clipped $288,000 off staff entitlements 2017-04-20 [Fairfax Media]

Unions accuse Victoria University of double-dumping as cuts bite 2017-04-20 [Fairfax Media]

Mill workers picket after lockout 2017-04-20 [AAP]

Young workers speak out about allegations of underpayment, mandatory unpaid training and bullying at Subway 2017-04-20 [The Project]

Shoppies bid: Wage scandal union wants to 'come in from the cold' 2017-04-19 [Fairfax Media]

Celebrity chef Adrian Richardson reimburses staff after failing to pay penalties 2017-04-18 [Fairfax Media]

Fed politicians pressure Vic counterparts to keep police chasing AWU allegations out of TURC 2017-04-13 [Melbourne Herald-Sun]

Unions question Turnbull Government interference in running of Federal workplace watchdog 2017-04-07 [ACTU]

MUA and crew face legal action over MV Portland 2017-04-07 [Lloyds List]

Meet The Food Delivery Workers In The Decentralised Dickensian Online Gig Economy. 2017-04-06 [Medium]

Disability workers take strike action in Bendigo and central Victoria 2017-04-06 [Bendigo Advertiser]

Let's fix Victoria's language services 2017-04-06 [Professionals Australia]

Devastated’ George Calombaris repays underpaid workers $2.6 million 2017-04-04 [The New Daily]

PMP closes first of three plants 2017-04-04 [ProPrint]

Hazelwood workers show resilience and determination 2017-03-31 [CFMEU Mining and Energy]

The Hazelwood Song 2017-03-30 [CFMEU Mining]

National Union of Workers urges shoppers to boycott McCormick Foods products 2017-03-30 [Leader]

Fletcher Insulation workers vow to continue picket line at Dandenong manufacturing plant 2017-03-30 [Melbourne Herald-Sun]

Echuca members victorious at Parmalat after 62 day lockout 2017-03-30 [AMWU]

41 day picket Fletcher Insulation workers need your $$$ solidarity support 2017-03-29 [AWU Victoria]

Negotiations concluded - win for swim instructors as in-principle agreement concluded 2017-03-28 [SIA]

Parmalat lockout ends 2017-03-28 [Country News]

Meet MEAA’s new Victorian director 2017-03-27 [MEAA]

Viv Colmer: Come celebrate a life well lived 2017-03-27 [CPSU]

Grand prix under fire for offering 'opportunity' to work for nothing 2017-03-26 [Fairfax Media]

NGV security guard cash in hand scandal widens to La Trobe University 2017-03-23 [ABC]

Security guard pay scandal rocks NGV 2017-03-23 [AAP]

Gallery heist: NGV security guards demand return of $3 million in stolen wages 2017-03-23 [United Voice Victoria ]

La Trobe Valley worker transfer partnership agreement 2017-03-23 [Professionals Australia ]

Insulation workers' 32-day strike 2017-03-22 [AAP]

Parmalat win shows strength of unions Sally McManus says 2017-03-22 [Riverina Herald]

Heyfield timber mill can be saved, vows union leader 2017-03-21 [Fairfax Media]

This month in labour history

1-05-1946 Eight hundred Aboriginal workers walk-off twenty-seven sheep stations in Western Australia, beginning the Pilbara strike that lasts until 1949. [more]

3-05-1927 The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is founded [more]

15-05-1905 The Merchant Service Guild of Australasia became the first trade union to be registered under the Australian Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904 [more]

16-05-1891 Henry Lawson's poem 'Freedom on the Wallaby', written during the great sheep shearers' strike, is published in The Worker newspaper. [more]