The Victorian CFMEU (construction & general division) officials who spearheaded this year's tumultuous shorter-hours campaign are all secure in their jobs for another four years, as are incumbents in other States, following the union's recent branch elections.
In the latest in a series of important transmission of business rulings, the Federal Court has looked behind a labour supply arrangement to determine whether an enterprise agreement should carry over to a contracted-out operator.
In the latest development in the AMWU's campaign to secure entitlements for employees of failed company Steel Tank & Pipe, the union is organising protests outside NAB offices in five capital cities tomorrow to pressure it to put employees ahead of it in a queue of creditors.
Exit interviews are a crucial tool for retaining employees and can be used to identify the positive aspects of a company as well as the negative, according to a leading international recruitment consultancy.
In what is believed to be the first prosecution for a breach of s127 orders, the Federal Court has found the CFMEU's mining and energy division defied the IRC's directive to stop industrial action at a BHP coal mine.
In an attempt to torpedo a perception that AWAs are usually dictated by employers, the Office of the Employment Advocate has highlighted a new report's finding that two-thirds of employers consulted with their employees before drafting the individual contracts.
A Federal Court full bench has confirmed that there is no retrospective operation of the s111AAA provisions in the WR Act that prevent the federal IRC from making a dispute finding for employees covered by state awards or agreements.