News About Fair Work Commission

News About Fair Work Commission

ABC OnlinePenalty rates: Government offers few recommendations to Fair Work CommissionABC OnlineThe commission also sought submissions on how to implement the transition to the new rates. Under pressure from the Opposition over the change, the Government has repeatedly said it was a decision for the Fair Work Commission. In its submission on the ...Fair Work threatens Sunday penalty rates in latest cutsHerald SunTony Abbott accused of pressuring Fair Work Commission to cut penalty ratesDrivePenalty rates decision, cutting pay, must not go ahead: ACTU submission to the Fair Work CommissionACTU (press release)The Australian Financial Review -SBS -The New Dailyall 12 news articles [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Australian Financial ReviewTurnbull government appoints business leaders to 'partisan' Fair ...The Australian Financial ReviewThe Turnbull government has been accused of partisan tactics in its appointment of new Fair Work Commission members from business backgrounds.Cash's Fair Work appointees shift balance to bosses - The AustralianThe Australianall 2 news articles [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Australian Financial ReviewInside the undermining of the industrial umpire, now the Fair Work CommissionThe Australian Financial ReviewFormer Fair Work vice-president Graeme Watson this week painted an unsettling picture of the politicisation and undermining of the industrial tribunal stretching back decades. Since the 1980s, the tribunal has been the victim of covert interference and ... [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldNational employment standards need an overhaul: former Fair Work ...The Sydney Morning HeraldThe employment safety net needs a wide-ranging overhaul and minimum rates of pay should be cut in order to help solve youth unemployment, says former Fair ...Graeme Watson calls for review of all minimum wages and ...The Australian Financial ReviewFair Work president has questions to answer, says Eric AbetzThe Australianall 3 news articles [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianFair Work Commission independence compromised, says Graeme WatsonThe AustralianFormer Fair Work Commission vice-president Graeme Watson says the independence of the industrial umpire has been compromised for decades and accuses its current president Iain Ross and Bill Shorten of a power grab through a “collaboration to stack ... [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailOpinion: Fair Work Commission needs to stop making everyone payCourier MailWhile no doubt well-intentioned, union claims that Fair Work's decision will take a wrecking ball to the living standards of thousands of beleaguered working families is wrongheaded. With or without penalty rates, our retail workers enjoy generous ...Penalty rates: Malcolm Turnbull calls on Fair Work Commission to lessen impact of cutsABC OnlinePenalty rates: Labor moves to stop Fair Work Commission rulingdailytelegraph.com.auDerryn Hinch will respect decision of Fair Work Commission on penalty rates3AWThe Australian -DynamicBusinessall 171 news articles [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Sky News AustraliaCommission sets back domestic violence leaveSky News AustraliaThe case for domestic violence leave in employment awards has suffered a major setback with a senior member of the Fair Work Commission rejecting a trade union claim. The decision has been welcomed by a major employer group which hopes the ...and more [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Herald SunPenalty rates cut: Fair Work Commission decision handed downHerald SunThe one day a week retailers cut back their staff is a Sunday,” he said. Fair Work Commission president Iain Ross said the move could create more jobs and the Sunday and public holiday rates needed to be reduced as they were not “fair and relevant ... [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldPenalty rates for Sunday, holiday work to be slashed after landmark decision by Fair Work CommissionThe Sydney Morning HeraldHundreds of thousands of Australians who work on Sundays will have their take-home pay slashed after a landmark ruling by the national workplace umpire. The Fair Work Commission on Thursday morning announced Sunday penalty rates paid in retail, fast ...Sundays aren't so special – according to the Fair Work CommissionThe GuardianSunday and public holiday penalty rates will be reduced for hospitality, retail workers, Fair Work Commission rulesABC OnlinePenalty rates cut: Fair Work Commission cuts Sunday penalty ratesCourier MailThe Canberra Timesall 353 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source