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Christmas crunch: Union claims 198 Barrow Island jobs to be axed

Christmas crunch: Union claims 198 Barrow Island jobs to be axed

In a statement posted to the union's Facebook page it criticised the move being so close to Christmas.

  • by Hamish Hastie

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Government uses ACT experience to reject industrial manslaughter law
Industrial relations

Government uses ACT experience to reject industrial manslaughter law

The ACT government and advocates have slammed the federal government's lack of commitment to introducing the new laws.

  • by Sally Whyte
Kelly O'Dwyer issues 'please explain' to ACT on new union access code
ACT government

Kelly O'Dwyer issues 'please explain' to ACT on new union access code

Security, cleaning, construction and traffic companies have less than four weeks to comply with new rules that will enshrine union access to their job sites. 

  • by Katie Burgess
Employers urge Shorten to abandon 'damaging' industry bargaining plan
ALP

Employers urge Shorten to abandon 'damaging' industry bargaining plan

The head of peak employer organisation Australian Industry Group has written to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, imploring him to resist union pressure on industry bargaining after revelations the party has privately committed to the policy.

  • by Dana McCauley
Union fined $125,000 for flouting wharf blockade ban
Courts

Union fined $125,000 for flouting wharf blockade ban

Australia’s powerful construction and maritime union has been fined $125,000 after three officials defied court orders by attending a waterfront picket line.

  • by Nick Toscano
Maritime union fined $125k for contempt over Melbourne dock block
Australian Council of Trade Unions

Maritime union fined $125k for contempt over Melbourne dock block

A worker's sacking at the Webb Dock prompted a unions' blockade outside the Melbourne port, preventing trucks entering or leaving.

  • by Karen Sweeney
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Kelly O'Dwyer says Labor has 'catching up to do' on gender pay gap
Kelly O'Dwyer

Kelly O'Dwyer says Labor has 'catching up to do' on gender pay gap

Federal industrial relations minister Kelly O'Dwyer has taken aim at Labor's record on the gender pay gap, after the party unveiled a plan to tackle the issue at its national conference. 

  • by Dana McCauley
Labor would order workplace tribunal to prioritise pay equity for women
ALP

Labor would order workplace tribunal to prioritise pay equity for women

A Shorten government would compel the Fair Work Commission to consider gender equity in pay reviews.

  • by Michael Koziol
Former Queensland union boss Dave Hanna guilty of destroying docs
Industrial relations

Former Queensland union boss Dave Hanna guilty of destroying docs

Former Queensland president of the CFMEU dumped dozens of boxes of documents in 2014 after being told the trade union royal commission would focus on the union.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Amazon sacked assistant for 'asking to collect kids from school'
Amazon

Amazon sacked assistant for 'asking to collect kids from school'

The executive assistant to one of Amazon's top Australian bosses says she was sacked for asking to work flexible hours so she could pick up her children from school.

  • by Patrick Hatch
Aged care staff ratios 'would save $2.6 billion', study finds
Industrial relations

Aged care staff ratios 'would save $2.6 billion', study finds

Aged care staff ratios would save $2.6 billion in productivity and other gains while also reducing preventable deaths and improving quality of life, according to an analysis commissioned by the nurses' union.

  • by Dana McCauley