News About Industrial Relations

News About Industrial Relations

The AustralianHypocrisy storm for Bill's busThe AustralianMr Shorten has mobilised the industrial union movement to pressure Malcolm Turnbull by railing against a Fair Work Commission decision to reduce penalty rates for full-time retail and hospitality workers on Sundays from 200 to 150 per cent. The former ... [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianLimits on foreign-flagged carriers 'to stay': Darren ChesterThe Australian“The current policy of generally reserving the Australian domestic market for Australian-based airlines ensures domestic airlines all operate on the same level playing field in relation to industrial relations and taxation, as well as the safety and ... [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Australian Financial ReviewMacquarie Bank subject to million-dollar test case over underpaymentsThe Australian Financial ReviewTop employment QC, Chris O'Grady, who has been involved in some of the major workplace law precedents of the last 20 years, is representing the group. The case centres around the bank's employment contracts, which calculated total remuneration on ... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Print21 (press release) (registration) (blog)PIAA boosts industrial relations teamPrint21 (press release) (registration) (blog)(l-r) Paul Mitchell, PIAA Industrial Relations Manager, Victoria; Jason Clare MP, federal Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment: Mary Jo Fisher, PIAA Director of Government Relations; and former federal Labor Minister for Trade, Craig Emerson. [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianUnited Voice union employed 27 foreigners on 457 visasThe AustralianMr Dutton said they were all beneficiaries of the “record number of 457 visas” issued by Bill Shorten when he was workplace relations minister. “One of the big stories of Labor's 457 program was the number of foreign workers employed by unions,” Mr ...and more [...]
Thu, Apr 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Walkley Foundation launches award for best industrial reportingMuMbrellaThe Walkley Foundation has launched a new national award for exceptional industrial relations reporting by the Australian media. The Helen O'Flynn and Alan Knight Award for Best Industrial Reporting was created in partnership with the Media ... [...]
Tue, Apr 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
NewshubLabour wants balanced industrial relationsNewshubLabour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson would not be drawn on the question of a move to industry-wide negotiation for pay, telling Q&A on Sunday "announcements will be made before the election in this area". "What I can say is we want to strengthen ...Q+A: Grant Robertson interviewed by Corin DannScoop.co.nz (press release)all 27 news articles [...]
Sun, Apr 09, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Government NewsNSW Industrial Relations Commission gets first Chief CommissionerGovernment NewsBarrister Peter Kite SC has been appointed as the NSW Industrial Relations Commission's (IRC) first Chief Commissioner after the Supreme Court swallowed up the Commission's judicial functions last year. The IRC was pitched into controversy late last ... [...]
Wed, Apr 05, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianCFMEU threatens building chaos - The AustralianThe AustralianThe nations biggest builders risk being blacklisted from federal projects after the construction union dramatically raised the stakes with the Turnbull government, ...and more [...]
Mon, Apr 03, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldCarve default super out of industrial relations, says Productivity CommissionThe New DailyAustralia's default super system, which applies to the two-thirds of workers who don't choose their own fund and totals $470 billion in savings, would be broken out of the industrial relations system under draft proposals put forward by the ...Federal government picks fight with super industryThe Sydney Morning HeraldProductivity Commission sets off super stoush but engagement the ...The Australianall 38 news articles [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source