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Union pushes for 24-hour construction sites amid coronavirus 2020-03-28 [The Age]

Crisis talks as Melbourne's train, tram passenger numbers slump by 90% 2020-03-27 [The Times]

Timber turmoil: Gloves come off in fight for Victorian timber jobs 2020-03-10 [CFMMEU]

Timber industry on brink of collapse, warns union 2020-03-07 [CFMMEU]

Anti-wage theft laws coming but may not last long 2020-03-06 [Independent Australia]

Ambulance Agreement: Action on fair pay, safety and exposure to drugs 2020-03-05 [UWU]

International Women’s Day Protest at Melbourne Bakery 2020-03-05 [UWU]

Doctors and nurses at Melbourne hospital racially abused over coronavirus panic 2020-02-27 [Guardian Australia]

Derailled XPT-train would have been travelling slower under Victorian regulations, rail union says 2020-02-24 [ABC]

Goat Track: Train tragedy highlights systemic neglect of rail infrastructure 2020-02-24 [RTBU]

Speed restrictions could have prevented Wallan derailment: union 2020-02-23 [The Australian]

V/Line services threatened as rail workers refuse to work on toxic soil dump site 2020-02-18 [The Age]

How MasterChef's George Calombaris told staff they're out of a job 2020-02-13 [The Herald]

Melbourne tram strike targets Australian GP 2020-02-13 [Yahoo]

Union says Andrews knocked back super lift before calling for 15 per cent rule 2020-02-12 [The Age]

Dinner by Heston at Melbourne's Crown Casino underpaid staff by more than $4 million 2020-02-06 [ABC]

Dinner by Heston restaurant owes workers $4.5m after wage theft 2020-02-04 [The Morning Herald]

Dinner by Heston at Melbourne's Crown Casino underpaid staff by more than $4 million 2020-02-04 [ABC]

Melbourne set to be choked by smoke again, sparking union directive to workers 2020-01-30 [3AW]

Melbourne tram strike to hit Australian Open 2020-01-28 [7 News]

Metro train drivers stood down over South Yarra track dispute 2020-01-27 [Melbourne Age]

UFU media release 2020-01-16 [UFU]

CFMEU hits Victorian Labor with robocalls over timber betrayal 2019-12-24 [CFMMEU]

Businesses, unions climate action call 2019-12-18 [Yahoo]

Blue collar workers jobs sold down the drain by Premier’s deal with the Greens 2019-12-17 [CFMMEU]

Judge upholds magistrate's decision not to jail man who attacked paramedics 2019-12-16 [ABC]

The right sort of teacher 2019-12-13 [AEU]

Migrant workers accuse pizza maker of $1 million wage theft 2019-12-04 [SBS]

Melbourne Della Rosa pizza workers claim they were underpaid $1 million 2019-12-04 [7 News]

'Treated like animals': Melbourne pizza maker workers lodge underpayments claim 2019-12-04 [The Morning Herald]

'Treated like animals': Melbourne pizza maker workers lodge underpayments claim 2019-12-03 [The Age]

Hakeem al-Araibi Confirmed as Football Victoria’s Full-Time Community and Human Rights Advocate 2019-12-02 [PFA]

HSU National welcomes the findings and recommendations contained in the Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System 2019-11-29 [HSU]

Bereaved families to remind Legislative Council: Workplace manslaughter laws will save lives. 2019-11-25 [We Are Union]

Transport workers’ Union case against Uber opens before fair work full bench 2019-11-18 [TWU]

Justice for the bereaved. Protection for workers 2019-11-16 [We Are Union]

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]

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]