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Who gets to sit on the new union access code advisory council?

Who gets to sit on the new union access code advisory council?

The seven members of the Secure Local Jobs Council were appointed shortly before Christmas.

  • by Katie Burgess

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Let workers speak freely on harassment, says O'Dwyer
Kelly O'Dwyer

Let workers speak freely on harassment, says O'Dwyer

Federal cabinet minister Kelly O'Dwyer has called on business leaders to provide waivers to enable witnesses to give evidence to a national sexual harassment inquiry without fear of legal repercussions.

  • by Dana McCauley
The tricky balance Kelly O'Dwyer must find to win over workers
Kelly O'Dwyer

The tricky balance Kelly O'Dwyer must find to win over workers

After five months in the role the Industrial Relations Minister is focussed on two things: preventing Bill Shorten from winning government, and hanging onto her seat of Higgins.

  • by Dana McCauley
Alcoa dispute: Union to appeal Fair Work decision to cancel agreement
Employment

Alcoa dispute: Union to appeal Fair Work decision to cancel agreement

The Australian Workers Union will appeal a decision of the Fair Work Commission to terminate the Alcoa enterprise bargaining agreement.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Alcoa-funded unionists sought confidential payouts amid strike action
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Employment

Alcoa-funded unionists sought confidential payouts amid strike action

Officials paid by Alcoa to represent employees at its WA mining sites sought confidential redundancy payouts while union members were striking for improved conditions.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Labor tight-lipped on embattled union boss John Setka - for now

Labor tight-lipped on embattled union boss John Setka - for now

Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has called for Labor to cut ties with embattled union boss John Setka, but Labor is refusing to move against the controversial union leader just yet.

  • by Bianca Hall
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'Absolute wage theft': Manly Fast Ferry loses pay case
Public transport

'Absolute wage theft': Manly Fast Ferry loses pay case

The Manly Fast Ferry enterprise bargaining agreement with its workers has failed the "better off over all" test as workers earn below the award wage.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
Howard cabinet moved to end APS 'entitlement mentality'
John Howard

Howard cabinet moved to end APS 'entitlement mentality'

Heads rolled and 30,000 jobs went. But the bureaucracy remembers the Howard government's rise to power for another reason, too.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Waterfront war: A clash of 'old and new' economics
Industrial relations

Waterfront war: A clash of 'old and new' economics

John Howard said the actions of Patrick, headed by Chris Corrigan, should be recognised by the businesses of today.

  • by Shane Wright
ACT executives must now encourage public servants to join a union
ACT government

ACT executives must now encourage public servants to join a union

Welcome to the ACT public service, comrade.

  • by Katie Burgess
Tourism at steak as London's Beefeaters go on strike
UK

Tourism at steak as London's Beefeaters go on strike

The famous yeoman warders have been guarding the Tower of London since the 16th century.