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ABCC investigating assault of CFMMEU officials

Hundreds of construction workers today protested at a site in Melbourne over an alleged assault on two CFMMEU officials that has attracted the interest of the ABCC.

Union proposes shaving hours to save Virgin jobs

The union representing licensed aircraft maintenance engineers will try to negotiate a shorter working week with Virgin Australia's designated buyer in order to minimise redundancies.

COVID-19's virtual hearings delay trial for employment case

A Federal Court judge has delayed a general protections case until a physical hearing can go ahead in September or October, after revealing he found himself "somewhat surprisingly torn" between the arguments for an in-person or virtual proceeding.

Double whammy as penalties cut, minimum rise delayed

Some retail and pharmacy workers will be more than $4,000 worse off per year when the latest reduction in penalty rates takes effect today, according to new analysis by the Parliamentary Library.


Dividends flow from investing in feminised sectors: SDA

Asking why the nation has a "blue" COVID-19 recovery plan for a "pink recession", the SDA has told a Senate inquiry that focusing investment in female-dominated industries will create more jobs and more effectively boost the economy.

Mundey's legacy continues as new green ban imposed

The CFMMEU construction and general division's NSW branch has slapped a green ban on historic buildings in Parramatta that are set to be demolished under controversial plans to shift the Powerhouse Museum from inner-city Ultimo.

Order to complete COVID-19 survey a lawful direction

The FWC has upheld a recruitment company's dismissal of a consultant who refused, as the coronavirus pandemic escalated in early March, to complete a survey about his recent history of travel to destinations with moderate to high COVID-19 risks.