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Victorian firefighters' dispute heating up again

The Fair Work Commission has resumed hearing another round of deadlocked pay talks involving Victorian firefighters, threatening more political problems for the Andrews Labor government.

AGL ups ante in Loy Yang dispute

AGL has sought to increase pressure on unions over stalled bargaining at Victoria's Loy Yang power station and coal mine by applying for the Fair Work Commission to terminate the existing agreement.

Social warfare intensifies CUB dispute

Union members are targeting official Carlton & United Breweries' Facebook pages with a series of critical posts as part of an ongoing campaign over the sacking of maintenance workers at CUB's main Victorian brewery.

CFMEU branch secures "unsustainable" pay rises

Master Builders Association Victoria and the CFMEU's state branch have squared off following union claims that more than 100 employers have signed three-year pattern agreements, pre-empting the proposed new national construction code.


Retailer fails to block law firm acting in restraint case

Fashion retailer Just Group has failed to restrain its former chief financial officer from engaging lawyers once retained by competitor Cotton On, amid claims its rival is funding her defence to gain access to commercially sensitive material.


Employer to pay $87,000 in costs to unfairly dismissed teacher

The FWC has ordered an employer that ran an "absurd" Monty Pythonesque defence to pay almost $90,000 to cover the legal costs of a teacher it sacked for "disgraceful, improper or unbecoming" conduct after she aired grievances at a school meeting.


Victorian inquiry backs LSL portability

Victoria should establish portable long-service schemes for the community sector, contract cleaners and the security industry, a state parliamentary inquiry has recommended.