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Kiefel to replace French as High Court's chief

Justice Susan Kiefel is set to be the High Court's first female chief justice on the retirement of the incumbent, Robert French, while Federal Court Justice James Edelman is to join her on the bench.

Crossbench disarray threatens IR bills

The Turnbull Government’s plan to push its IR bills through the Senate have been thrown into doubt by legal questions over the eligibility of two crossbench senators.

CFMEU challenging ban on paying officials' fines; Senator Day here to stay

The CFMEU construction and general division's Victorian branch is appealing a Federal Court decision that barred the union from paying an $18,000 penalty against an organiser after the judge concluded the union received part of its income from government grants.

Coalition sets up migrant workers taskforce

Former ACCC chair Allan Fels will head a migrant workers taskforce that will advise the Coalition on policies to improve employment protections for overseas workers and monitor 7-Eleven's rectification of underpayments, Employment Minister Michaelia Cash announced this morning.

Lawler drops court action against Cash

Former FWC Vice President Michael Lawler has dropped Federal Court proceedings against Employment Minister Michaelia Cash over the Heerey inquiry into his conduct.


Lawler's conduct "undignified", far below expectations: Heerey

Former Fair Work Commission Vice-President Michael Lawler's conduct on the ABC's Four Corners program was "far below" what the public was entitled to expect from somebody in his position, according to the silk who investigated his conduct.

FWC's Lawler resigns

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash has confirmed this afternoon that FWC Vice President Michael Lawler has resigned.

Two new members for WA IRC

WA Attorney-General Michael Mischin has appointed two lawyers to the State's IRC.

IR list for Victorian Supreme Court

The Victorian Supreme Court has established an employment and IR list to streamline case management and expedite matters coming to trial.