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$400,000-plus adverse action payout for worker shifted to part-time

The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a Mahjong club to pay more than $415,000 in compensation for breaching state and federal IR laws and engaging in adverse action when it moved a full-time tea attendant to a part-time role because of his workers' compensation claim.


Lambie opposed to ABCC Bill

Key senator Jacqui Lambie says she will not support the Turnbull Government's legislation to re-establish the ABCC.

ABCC Bill doesn't address Heydon's union governance focus: Academic

The Turnbull Government is seeking to make a direct link between the Heydon Royal Commission's findings and the ABCC legislation that looks set to be a double-dissolution trigger, but there is no concrete policy connection between the two, according to a leading IR academic.

Crossbenchers yet to be convinced to support IR bills

The Turnbull Government's threat of a double dissolution election is yet to convince crucial Senate crossbenchers to pass the ABCC and registered organisations bills next month.

Turnbull bringing on IR bill votes next month

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is recalling both houses of parliament for a crunch vote on the bills to re-establish the ABCC and set up the Registered Organisations Commission, which is expected to pave the way for a double dissolution election.


Labor Bill to seek to boost protections for visa workers

The Opposition has given notice that it will introduce a Private Member's Bill that would trigger a crackdown on underpayments, sham contracting and exploitation of temporary visa workers.