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Minister asks court to expedite casual worker 'double dipping' test case

Minister asks court to expedite casual worker 'double dipping' test case

The government is under pressure to resolve case that could lead employers facing millions of dollars in extra costs.

  • by Dana McCauley

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It's robbing Peta to pay Peta, but still worthwhile
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It's robbing Peta to pay Peta, but still worthwhile

The proposal to let survivors of domestic violence get early access to superannuation has merit - but we can do better.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
O'Dwyer a good women's minister, but can she fix inequality in her party?
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O'Dwyer a good women's minister, but can she fix inequality in her party?

Kelly O'Dwyer is a great improvement on previous women's ministers, now, we need to see her fix inequality for women in her own party.

  • by Jenna Price
Scott Morrison probably regrets his comments about Pamela Anderson: Kelly O'Dwyer
Pamela Anderson

Scott Morrison probably regrets his comments about Pamela Anderson: Kelly O'Dwyer

Anderson has labelled the Prime Minister's comments "lewd" and "smutty".

  • by Fergus Hunter & Dana McCauley
'Life-changing': New measures to help women leaving abusive relationships
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'Life-changing': New measures to help women leaving abusive relationships

Women leaving abusive relationships will be able to access their superannuation early as part of a suite of Coalition government measures aimed at helping women improve their financial security.

  • by Stephanie Peatling
Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz warns on penalty rates cut
Kelly O'Dwyer

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz warns on penalty rates cut

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has backed penalty rates, saying cuts to Sunday rates in Australia are an indication that workers’ power has been eroded.

  • by Dana McCauley
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Class action firm to intervene in casual worker test case
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Class action firm to intervene in casual worker test case

A class action law firm representing thousands of workers allegedly owed more than $320 million in entitlements will apply to intervene in a casual worker test case.

  • by Dana McCauley
Union seeks to join casual worker test case
Kelly O'Dwyer

Union seeks to join casual worker test case

The CFMMEU has launched a bid to join Federal Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O'Dwyer in intervening in a test case over the definition of casual workers, which has employers worried they could owe millions of dollars in unpaid leave entitlements. 

  • by Dana McCauley
Thousands attend ACTU rally in Melbourne and Sydney to fight against low pay
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Thousands attend ACTU rally in Melbourne and Sydney to fight against low pay

Up to 150,000 are expected to rally in Melbourne and thousands more in Sydney today as part of the ACTU campaign to improve work rights, pay and job security.

  • by Anna Patty
Kelly O'Dwyer warns of industrial 'anarchy' ahead of union mega-rally
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Kelly O'Dwyer warns of industrial 'anarchy' ahead of union mega-rally

Industrial Relations Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has warned of a "bleak future" for Australia if a Labor government tears up workplace laws in deference to the ACTU, which is holding nine rallies across the nation on Tuesday.

  • by Dana McCauley
Kelly O'Dwyer intervenes in casual worker test case
Kelly O'Dwyer

Kelly O'Dwyer intervenes in casual worker test case

The Industrial Relations Minister will apply to intervene in a test case over the definition of casual workers after employer groups raised concerns about "double dipping" of leave entitlements.

  • by Dana McCauley & Anna Patty