The AMIEU is urging more than 2000 Coles meatworkers to vote in favour of bargaining for a dedicated national agreement for the retailer's meat department, warning that if they fail to strike a deal they are "open to further attack by the SDA" and will be unable to achieve reasonable pay rises.
The new leadership of the flight attendants' association's domestic and international divisions, voted in at mid-year elections, is proposing to jettison plans to axe the union's divisional structure and move to a single secretary.
The Andrews Labor Government has brought in Victoria's Emergency Management Commissioner to help broker a peace deal in the standoff between paid and volunteer firefighters, which has spilled over into the federal election campaign.
The FSU says the banking sector's days of tying employees' pay to sales is "coming to an end", as it presents a newly-endorsed claim to the National Australia Bank and the Australian Bankers' Association reviews sales incentives.
The Turnbull Government granted FWBC director Nigel Hadgkiss new powers soon before calling the federal election, in a bid to stop builders and contractors agreeing to "union-friendly" clauses in enterprise agreements.
Workers at the NSW Government-owned electricity distributor Essential Energy will walk off the job for 24 hours tomorrow, ahead of the employer seeking next month to terminate its enterprise agreement.
Fairfax journalists might face individual fines after Ombudsman probe; FSU seeks better communications strategy; FSU preparing logs of claim for NAB and major industry super fund; and CFMEU penalties just a cost of doing business, says building cop.