Clay Lucas is workplace editor for The Age. Clay has worked at The Age since 2005, covering state politics, urban affairs, transport and local government for The Age and Sunday Age. Clay won a Quill with Age investigative reporter Royce Millar in 2009.
Clay Lucas Hundreds of Holden engine plant workers in Melbourne remain on strike, over a fight with management on redundancy conditions for 30 workers the car maker plans to sack.
Clay Lucas In its first big appointment in industrial relations, the Abbott government has sent a clear signal it plans to take on the powerful building unions.
Clay Lucas Melbourne could soon have a dual economy: a permanently prosperous inner city, surrounded by 'client' suburbs where jobs are hard to get to and lack security, a new study warns.
Clay Lucas The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has been ordered to re-employ a male administrative worker who was sacked in March, after the man was diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic who had been behaving...
Clay Lucas A forklift driver's love for his team in grand final week came into harsh conflict with his job.
Clay Lucas Victoria's dwindling aircraft engineering industry is set to shrink further, with Qantas announcing it will "review" the work done by 300 remaining engineers, maintenance staff and contractors at...
Clay Lucas Hundreds of electricity workers and members of the state's powerful energy and construction union will rally in central Melbourne on Friday morning as part of a long-running industrial dispute at...
Clay Lucas Call it the great caps lock strike of 2013.
Clay Lucas Melbourne's firefighters have gone to the national workplace commission to permanently win back the right to check Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other websites for more than an hour a day.
Clay Lucas and Richard Willingham Health Services Union general manager Kimberley Kitching has emerged as a frontrunner to replace former prime minister Julia Gillard in her safe western suburbs seat of Lalor.
Clay Lucas Financial advice firm faces a discrimination claim after it sacked a new mother while she was on maternity leave.
Clay Lucas Concreting company has been regularly hiring young Irish labourers in Australia on working holiday visas, and underbidding its competitors on a major public rail project.
Clay Lucas Staff at Target headquarters in Geelong are already walking out the door with boxes of their possessions after being made redundant.
Clay Lucas Work will stop temporarily at Australia's big shipyards today, in a push by naval workers across the country to avoid a "valley of death" in the industry.
Clay Lucas Police investigating the March Swanston Street wall collapse are examining state planning laws around the removal of the debris by building site owner Grocon.
Clay Lucas and Caroline Zielinski Keilor Cemetery had to cancel an exhumation last week because of a strike over pay.
Clay Lucas Before she built her house overlooking Alexandra Parade in 2000, Mary Fenelon rang VicRoads to ask if she could rent the block of land next door for a garden.
Clay Lucas Parts of a striking architectural bridge that opened on the Peninsula Link freeway in January are at risk of falling off and hitting cars, the construction company that built it has warned.
Ben Schneiders, Clay Lucas Builder's safety record attacked by senior executive of one of Australia's biggest developers.
Clay Lucas Up to 10,000 unionists brought the Melbourne CBD to a standstill in a protest on Tuesday morning against construction company Grocon.