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Today's news - Victoria


Safety insights from Return-To-Work Forum 2018-03-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

WorkSafe Victoria’s optimism is for the whole community 2018-02-26 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Victoria is ripe for Industrial Manslaughter laws 2018-02-09 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Australian aviation workers told full time jobs will be cut, but casuals retained For more info 2018-02-15 [TWU]

Bendigo union members gather in a show of solidarity against Eureka flag, union insignia ban 2018-02-09 [The Advertiser]

Unemployed workers mobilise in Geelong 2018-02-09 [Green/Left Weekly]

Vale Simon Millar, socialist, unionist, activist 2018-02-09 [Green/Left Weekly]

Sovereign Hill CEO denies there is a 'misogynistic culture' at tourist attraction 2018-02-07 [ABC Online]

Sovereign Hill gold rush museum sex assault claims probed 2018-02-07 [The Australian]

Workplace culture at Sovereign Hill must change now 2018-02-08 [MEAA]

Third woman makes sexual harassment allegations against Sovereign Hill 'Employee X' 2018-02-08 [The Age]

Female staff at Sovereign Hill make sexual assault allegations 2018-02-07 [9 News]

Push to put cops in problem schools 2018-02-05 [The Daily Times]

OHS is not all about workers compensation data 2018-02-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Australian Paper demands workers return 2018-01-22 [ProPrint]

Australian Paper workers on strike 2018-01-18 [ProPrint]

Preston paper workers strike amid workplace agreement negotiations 2018-01-18 [Preston Leader]

Gas plant protest reaches 200 days 2018-01-16 [Gippsland Times]

Truck carrying thousands of chickens crashes in North Geelong 2018-01-16 [ABC]

Every life on our roads matters 2018-01-04 [TWU Victoria]

Ballarat restaurants in the firing line of name-and-shame website 2017-12-26 [Fairfax Media ]

Daniel Andrews' Socialist Left faction welcomes UFU into the fold 2017-12-22 [Fairfax Media ]

CFMEU fined $242,000 for 'arrogant' union action over Footscray concrete pour 2017-12-21 [ABC]

Internal documents reveal 'toxic', 'fearful' culture at Victorian hospital 2017-12-20 [ABC]

No pay for 200 days. Support the Esso workers strike fund 2017-12-17 [AMWU]

HACSU wants state mental health system on verge of collapse 2017-12-17 [Fairfax Media ]

Twenty years on, a new war on Melbourne's wharves 2017-12-16 [Fairfax Media]

Fire services union fails to stop harassment report releasE 2017-12-16 [Guardian Australia]

United Firefighters Union loses bid to supress bullying investigation findings 2017-12-15 [ABC]

Port blockade comes to an end in Melbourne after nearly three weeks of protests 2017-12-15 [AAP]

Community Protest At VICT Webb Dock To End With Reinstatement On Pay Of Worker 2017-12-15 [MUA]

Webb Dock blockade lifted as Worker gets pay deal 2017-12-15 [The Australian ]

Dock blockade called off as union worker reinstated 2017-12-15 [Fairfax Media]

Webb Dock blockade continues, gathers momentum despite court ruling 2017-12-14 [SBS]

Police urged to intervene as union picket defies court orders 2017-12-14 [AFR]

Union leaders banned from port picket line in rare court ruling 2017-12-13 [Fairfax Media ]

Statement from Luke Hilakari regarding VICT 2017-12-12 [VTHC]

Court orders end to Webb Dock dispute 2017-12-12 [SBS]

MUA outsourced Webb Dock dispute to other unions - Supreme Court claims 2017-12-12 [The Australian ]

Court orders unions to stop blockading Melbourne port as 1,000 containers remain stranded 2017-12-12 [ABC]

VTHC secretary Luke Hilakari ordered to stop illegal Webb Dock picket 2017-12-12 [AFR]

Truckie assaulted during union strike at Port of Melbourne, court hears 2017-12-11 [ABC]

Touch One Touch All 2017-12-11 [TWU VIC ]

Webb Dock Escalation Met Wirh Escalation 2017-12-11 [ATN]

It should not be illegal for working people to support each other. Statement regarding VICT and the Webb Dock Community Assembly 2017-12-11 [VTHC]

High-profile union leader faces court over waterfront blockade 2017-12-11 [Fairfax Media]

Time For The Community And Media To Stand Up To VICT Campaign Of Lies 2017-12-11 [MUA]

Terminal seeks court order on Webb Dock picket line 2017-12-11 [AAP]

VTHC is launching a fundraising drive in an attempt to buy a remnant of the Eureka Flag.  ActNOW!  2017-12-08 [Ballarat Courier]

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]