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16 November Labour hire horrors - what's your story? Insecure work, largely through labour hire firms, has become a curse for many employees, undermining their workplace rights and access to a reliable income. Victorian trade unions are now pushing to have the labour hire industry properly regulated.
28 October What to do if your employer won't let you claim WorkCover We’ve seen many cases of employers discouraging workers from lodging a WorkCover claim form or even intimidating workers into not reporting an injury. This is because the number of WorkCover claims lodged affects employers’ insurance premiums.
16 October Alleged bullying at Ballarat Hospital – legal help is available Recent reports of bullying and intimidation within Ballarat Hospital’s mental health unit are disturbing, with the Health Workers Union referring 18 incidents to WorkSafe with staff reporting being yelled at and criticised by their superiors.
15 October The problem with claiming economic loss in historical child sexual abuse claims Philip Brewin, solicitor acting for the Salvation Army (Southern Territory), continued his evidence at the Royal Commission's examination of the experiences of children who were residents at homes operated by the Salvation Army (Southern Territory).
13 October Make your voice heard against wage exploitation The plight of workers who have been scammed by some of the large fresh food suppliers to the big supermarkets, and others like those on student visas who have been exploited by 7-Eleven, will be front and centre at this year’s Fluro Fightback rally.