News About Industrial Relations

News About Industrial Relations

The Australian'Recidivist offender': maximum penalty for CFMEU's Brisbane clashThe Australian“This court has been asked to ensure that the industrial relations regime as created by Parliament is observed and complied with,'' the judge said. “The Parliament has given the court only one weapon to ensure such compliance, and that is the ability ...and more [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Lawyers WeeklyALA welcomes 'tough' Qld manslaughter lawsLawyers WeeklyThe state government passed legislation late last week to create a new offence: industrial manslaughter. The law aims to increase accountability for workplace safety. Queensland Employment and Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace told Parliament ... [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianMichaelia Cash seeks controls on multi-million dollar union fundsThe AustralianEmployment Minister Michaelia Cash will introduce new laws today imposing tight regulatory controls on worker entitlement funds under a move that could deny ...and more [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianCFMEU officials face regulator over alleged abuse - The AustralianThe AustralianThe federal construction regulator is taking two Tasmanian CFMEU officials to court over alleged abusive behaviour at a construction site in Hobart.and more [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The GuardianLabor's industrial relations pitch: 'sham' agreements and future of workThe GuardianLabor will promise to crackdown on “sham” enterprise agreements and flag a new inquiry into the future of work as part of efforts to beef up its workplace relations pitch for the next federal election. The shadow workplace relations minister, Brendan O ...Labor vows to end pay-slashing 'sham' dealsThe Australianall 2 news articles [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldIndustrial manslaughter bill passes Queensland ParliamentThe Sydney Morning HeraldIndustrial manslaughter will become an offence attracting lengthy jail time and significant fines in Queensland after legislation passed state Parliament.Controversial legislation passes through Queensland parliamentThe Australianall 2 news articles [...]
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldFederal Court upholds penalty rates cut for retail and hospitality ...The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Fair Work Commission's controversial decision to reduce Sunday and public holiday penalty rates has survived a Federal Court challenge in which unions ...Penalty rates: Unions lose court appeal against cuts to public holiday, Sunday payABC OnlineUnions lose penalty rates cut bidThe Australianall 31 news articles [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Australasian LawyerK&L Gates names industrial relations expert as new partner in MelbourneAustralasian Lawyer“[Amendola's] extensive experience allows him the ability to think strategically and methodically to help clients avoid costly and lengthy disputes whilst effectively managing workplace incidents and investigations. We are very pleased to welcome ... [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlineIndustrial Relations Commission orders WA Police Union to 'cease all industrial action'ABC OnlineThe WA Police Union has been ordered to cease all industrial action by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (IRC). An urgent sitting of the Commission was held on Wednesday night, after a turbulent few days culminating in the WA ...Police pay war: WA Police Union ordered to stop action in disputePerth Nowall 7 news articles [...]
Thu, Sep 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Time to change broken industrial relations systemSocialist Alliance (press release)The time has come to scrap the misnamed Fair Work Act (FWA) and introduce genuine pro-worker and pro-union industrial relations legislation in this country. Rising pressure on federal employment minister Michaelia Cash to resign over her cover-up of ... [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source