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Victorian public sector employment costs to rise 7%

The Victorian Government has revealed that its employee expenses will grow by just over 7% this financial year, ahead of bargaining for major replacement agreements with public sector workers over the next year.

Victoria to set up labour hire inquiry

The Victorian Government is completing the terms of reference for an inquiry into labour hire that will start in the second half of the year.

Tribunal finds morning sickness a disability

A tribunal has found an employee's severe morning sickness is a "disability" but has rejected the bulk of her discrimination claims, including that her employer failed to make reasonable changes to her hours and conditions.

High Court grants union leave to challenge Boral discovery order

The High Court will in April hear the CFMEU's argument that it should not be compelled to give Boral information to help the company win its contempt case against the union for allegedly defying injunctions at Victoria's Regional Rail project.

Senior public official loses breach of contract case

A state government that lost confidence in its mining warden did not breach his employment contract when it removed him from office, nor did it contravene trade practices laws when it originally offered him the role, a court has ruled.

Victorian Government moves to scrap anti-picket laws

Honouring one of its election commitments, the Victorian Labor Government will today introduce legislation to abolish the former Coalition Government's anti-picketing laws.

Thomson dodges jail term

Former HSU national secretary Craig Thomson is a free man today, but lighter in the pocket, after the Victorian County Court decided against sending him to prison for stealing $5,000 from the union.

Thomson risking longer sentence: judge

Former HSU leader Craig Thomson has been warned that his three-month jail sentence could be extended if he fails in his appeal against convictions for 65 counts of theft and obtaining a financial advantage by deception.