The AMA has retracted claims that the Australian Salaried Medical Officers' Federation does not have the interests of joint members at heart or that it could provide comparable IR support, confirming their alliance is not over yet.
An FWC full bench has chided a recent addition to the tribunal over her decision to ignore the precedent on the point at which cases have no reasonable prospects of success when determining costs applications.
The FWC has referred its decision to terminate a nominally-expired greenfields agreement to general manager Bernadette O'Neill to consider whether its 2014 approval relied on inaccurate statutory declarations made by the employer's managing director and a CFMMEU State leader.
A court's imposition of $200,000 in fines on the CFMMEU for unlawful pickets that might have caused "some very small loss of productivity" underlines the heavy sanctions construction unions face for such actions under the legislation that re-established the ABCC after the 2016 double dissolution election.
An employer and four company directors have been ordered to pay a former manager almost $900,000 after a court found he was unlawfully dismissed in response to requested pay rises, despite working restricted hours following a car accident.
The RTBU cannot organise further industrial action on Melbourne's passenger train network while bargaining for a new Metro Trains agreement, after the Federal Court today held that it failed to fully comply with orders to post notices that a fare free day was cancelled.