Magistrate: “Civil disobedience is merely a euphemism for breaking the law” A boss who drove a semi-trailer through a group of protesters, endangering the lives of several people, walked free from court this week without so much as a slap on the wrist. Advertisements
The owner of Video Dogs in Carlton, John Mallalieu, has been forced to admit he has in fact paid workers with DVD hire instead of wages.
A boss who drove a truck through a picket line during an industrial dispute last year faced court today in Melbourne. About 50 trade unionists rallied outside the court calling for the boss to face the full force of the law.
UNITE, the Victorian union representing fast food and retail workers, has exposed a video shop owner who offered young workers DVD hire instead of wages.
Postal workers staged a 12 hour wildcat strike at the Dandenong letters centre in Melbourne’s south east on Thursday night. The strike has disrupted the delivery of about four million mail items across Victoria.
For the second time in six weeks the Reading Room of the Fitzroy Town Hall was the venue of an old style community meeting. Over 80 people were packed in to hear speakers and discuss the best way to stop the Victorian Labor Government’s plans to build a tunnel linking the Eastern Freeway to Melbourne’s […]
A new report has shown that 15 per cent of young Australians (aged 12 to 24 years) are hospitalised for injuries sustained while at work. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report has shown that 12 per cent of these hospitalisations involved young people working for an income, while the other 3 per […]