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Government promises to review "backpacker tax"

Returned Turnbull Government would review "backpacker tax"; $23,500 fine for hairdressing salon that failed to comply with $3500 underpayments rectification order.


New stage for FWC's interest-based dispute resolutions; & more

FWC's interest-based dispute resolution approach reaches new stage; Shorten Government would intervene in penalties case; Visa cases now the lion's share of FWO prosecutions; Budget Estimates hearings brought forward; Labor bid to disallow regulation postponed to Wednesday; and Slaters wins new finance deal.

Greens would provide right to request permanency

Casuals and workers on "rolling contracts" would have the right to ask their employer to convert them to permanent employment after 12 months, under a new policy released by the Greens today.

Curtain comes down on RSRT

The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal will officially cease operating tomorrow after Governor-General rapidly gave Royal Assent to legislation for its abolition that passed Federal Parliament on Monday.

Plan to abolish RSRT moves into fast lane

The Turnbull Government now intends to immediately introduce legislation to scrap the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal when the Federal Parliament resumes next week.

PM engages senator to win over crossbenchers on IR bills

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has enlisted Family First Senator Bob Day to broker an agreed position among his crossbench colleagues on the ABCC and Registered Organisations bills, in a bid to avoid a double dissolution.

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.