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MP fined $20k over union memberships 2019-11-12 [The Herald]

University of Melbourne staff to stage second rally for casual rights on 8 November 2019-11-09 [NTEU]

'Heartless, stupid': CFMMEU lashes Andrews over native logging ban 2019-11-09 [The Australian]

Government forestry announcement a “kick in guts for timber workers and timber 2019-11-09 [CFMMEU]

Melb Crown casino workers call off strike 2019-11-01 [The West Australian]

Woolies worker says he’s owed up to $30K 2019-10-31 [The Telegraph]

Crown Melbourne workers planning two-hour Friday strike 2019-10-29 [WCD]

Crown Casino to be hit with Friday night strike 2019-10-28 [Sydney Morning Herald]

John Setka abandons challenge to his expulsion from Labor party 2019-10-23 [The Guardian]

“We need to act together to help me get my act together” 2019-10-21 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Fifty years of classroom fun and learning 2019-10-22 [AEU]

Union fights Vic Labor government pay cap 2019-10-22 [The Australian]

Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, royal commission hears 2019-10-16 [ABC]

Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, Royal Commission hears 2019-10-16 [ABC]

White supremacist concert in Melbourne cannot be stopped , Premier says 2019-10-16 [ABC]

'Disaster': Union boss slams private sector involvement in VicRoads 2019-10-15 [The Age]

Crown Casino staff to strike in Melbourne 2019-10-15 [Now]

50 Years And Still Going Strong! 2019-10-10 [AEU]

Don't work for hate groups, Trades Hall says amid terror listing calls 2019-10-08 [The Age]

Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre lockdown set to be lifted after talks between union, justice department 2019-10-08 [ABC]

Massive wage underpayment at major recycler a national disgrace 2019-10-06 [Melbourne Age]

Crown Casino workers threaten to strike if demands not met 2019-10-02 [CasinoBuzz]

Fair Work Ombudsman launches action against Barry Cafe over underpayment allegations 2019-09-26 [ABC]

Striking Fenner Dunlop workers join global climate protest 2019-09-20 [ABC]

More than 100,000 gather in Melbourne as the world begins climate demonstrations 2019-09-20 [CNN]

Action intensifies 2019-09-19 [The Express]

Premier’s 11.8% salary increase a stark contrast to 2% rise offered to police, paramedics and train drivers 2019-09-19 [The Guardian]

Two unpaid hospitality workers won in court but they are still waiting for their wages 2019-09-17 [ABC]

Brewery workers show what 'full strength' really means 2019-09-16 [United Voice]

Landmark win for owner drivers 2019-09-13 [TWU]

Threat to deport Biloela family sparks week of protests 2019-09-06 [Green Left Weekly]

Second State in Australia approves registration requirement for engineers 2019-08-29 [CCE]

Melbourne's tram network set to grind to halt amid driver strike 2019-08-29 [7 News]

Premier Daniel Andrews urges prosecutors to appeal after paramedic attacker avoids jail 2019-08-28 [ABC]

John Setka legal fight against ALP thrown out 2019-08-27 [The New Daily]

John Setka’s Victorian CFMEU branch dumps Gordon Legal, shifts union legal work to rival Maurice Blackburn 2019-08-27 [The Australian]

Victorian union movement joins fight to save 800-year old indigineous trees 2019-08-25 [SBS]

Educator wins back $7,400 in stolen wages 2019-08-22 [United Voice]

How train drivers deal with death and how the admin process afterwards does not always help 2019-08-22 [ABC]

Protect mental health for paramedics 2019-08-20 [AEA]

Train strikes lifted after 'constructive conversations' 2019-08-11 [The Age]

Metro wins injunction against union but braces for strike 2019-08-11 [AFR]

Melbourne Is About To Cop 2 Days Of Free Public Transport As Metro Workers Go On Strike 2019-08-05 [Pedestrian]

Dairy workers' court action over underpayment hit by surprise counterclaim for rent 2019-07-30 [ABC]

Workers win ExxonMobil strike after 742 days on picket line 2019-07-30 [People's World]

Massive union win! 2019-07-29 [CFMMEU]

ABCC attacks workers in flag dispute while ignoring safety crisis 2019-07-25 [CFMEU]

Zoo members winning the 'lion's share' 2019-07-24 [United Voice]

'How many excuses does George get?': Ex -waitress wants Calumbaris dumped 2019-07-21 [The New Daily]

#WhatthePho? Wages stolen and workers sacked via Whatssap at HochiMama 2019-07-18 [Megaphone]

This month in labour history

1-11-1923 Police in Melbourne strike against the use of labour spies? [more]

2-11-1928 Police fire on striking dock workers in Melbourne, killing one man. [more]

4-11-1908 Sydney's rockchoppers vow to continue their strike "so long as one single member of the union remains in gaol." [more]

5-11-1890 Miners in Newcastle are the last New South Wales workers to return to work after the Great Strike. [more]

29-11-1849 Chartist leader William Cuffay arrives in Australia, having been transported from Britain after his treason trial [more]