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Tas IR bill a shadow of its former self

More than two years after it came to power, the Tasmanian ALP has got an IR bill through the State's Upper House, but it's a gutted version of the original.

It's on again at Caltex: AWU

Just six months after the IRC terminated the bargaining periods covering Caltex's oil refinery in Kurnell, Sydney, the AWU is again gearing up for protected action.

$100,000 job offer unfair: judge

A company that sacked its $300,000-a-year MD and offered him a $100,000-a-year consultancy acted unfairly, because the offer would have deprived the man of getting a job with a new employer on a similar salary to his old one, a court has found.

Bunnings deal bucks hours trend

A new enterprise agreement for national hardware chain Bunnings moderates a highly flexible hours regime, after the company recognised the arrangement had become become unpopular with its 6,400-strong retail workforce.

Sacked tipstaff wins dismissal claim

In an internal legal drama, a tipstaff/research assistant to a NSW Supreme Court judge who alleged she was harassed and bullied by his associate has won an unfair dismissal case in the NSW IRC.

Record payout for mental distress

The NSW IRC has awarded a former senior State Bank manager a record $15,000 for mental distress arising from his treatment after being made redundant.

AMWU snares Southcorp in STP battle

In a significant development in the STP lost entitlements case, the AMWU has won a dispute finding against Southcorp - which has had nothing to do with the employees involved for more than two years - and against the STP asset-holding companies.

It's no ambit claim: ACTU

The ACTU today rejected suggestions from the ACCI that its $28-a-week living wage application was an ambit claim.

Full bench quashes Burnie ruling

The Federal Court has given the green light for employers to make employment conditional on acceptance of AWAs.